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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Nuclear Energy Facilities and Accelerators

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Code Completion Credits Range
16ZJTB ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Tomáš Čechák (guarantor), Kamil Augsten
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Basic scheme of nuclear reactor and nuclear power plant, chain fission reaction development, main components of nuclear energetic reactor, most important reactor types, linear high-voltage accelerators, linear high-frequency accelerators, accelerators based on cyclotron, microtron, betatron, electron and proton synchrotrons, electron and ion sources for accelerators, targets.

Requirements:

Knowledge of Basic nuclear physics, dosimery an ddetection of ionizing radiation.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Nuclear power, types of reactors used in NPP

2. Basic principle of nuclear reactors, chain reaction

3. Radionuclides in nuclear reactor

4. Reactivity balance, fuel cycle

5. Spent fuel

6. Monitoring in NPP, environmental impact assessment of NPP

7. Future of nuclear energy

8. Type of accelerators,

9. Linear accelerator

10. Cyclotron, betatron, microtron

11. Electron and proton synchrotron

12. Electron a ion sources, targets

13. Applications of accelerators

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Obtaining the knowledges about the fundamentals and types of nuclear reactors and accelerators and related problems of radiation protection.

Abilities:

Gaining knowledge about the principles and types of nuclear reactors and accelerators, with their use and the principles of radiation protection associated with their operation.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] L. Sklenka: Provozní reaktorová technika, ČVUT 2001

[2] S. Humphries: Principles of Charge Particle Acceleration, John Wiley and Sons 1999

[3] H. Wiedemann: Particle Accelerator Physics, Springer Verlag Berlin 1999

Recommended references:

[4] F. Click, J. Daliba, Nuclear Energy, Technical University 2002

Teaching aids:

Carny, P., The EU Este, User Guide, Trnava 2008

Note:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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Data valid to 2019-10-18
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