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Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4440 - Critical Reactor Laboratory

Theory and operation of a low-power critical reactor facility: reactor layout, instrumentation, shielding, controls, hazards, problems of start-up and shutdown, and operating parameters. Approach to criticality, operating procedures, kinetics. Measurements are made of neutron flux, fuel rod worth, radiation, and various reactivity effects.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: MANE 4480  Physics of Nuclear Reactors.

When Offered: Upon availability of facility.

Credit Hours: 3

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