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

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MANE 4480 - Physics of Nuclear Reactors

Basic nuclear reactor theory; fuel cycles. Neutron diffusion and slowing down; criticality analyses for homogeneous and heterogeneous systems; reactor kinetics and control; reactivity coefficients; fuel management. Reactor systems and types; reactor design. Power plant safety.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 2400  Fundamentals of Nuclear Engineering.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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