Nuclear Reactor Theory I

NUCL51000

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3

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Methodologies of neutron flux calculations, diffusion and slowing down theory, flux separation, material buckling, resonance absorption, Doppler effect, 2-group and multi-group theories, and reactivity balances for design and operation. Introduction to reactor kinetics, delayed neutrons, point reactor kinetics, transient behavior, load changes, reactivity feedback, and safety implications.

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