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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 6380 - Nuclear Reactor Materials


The physical metallurgy and associated physical chemistry of problems encountered in the application of materials in nuclear reactors is discussed. Specifically, the metallurgy and physical chemistry of ceramic fuels (e.g., oxygen potentials), the primary fuel densification and pellet-clad interaction mechanisms, irradiation-induced creep, hardening, and embrittlement mechanisms, and the properties of zircalloy are covered.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 4480.

When Offered: Offered on availability of instructor.



Credit Hours: 3



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