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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Nuclear fuels II

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Code Completion Credits Range
W15O013 ZK 4P+1C
Lecturer:
Radek Škoda (guarantor)
Tutor:
Radek Škoda (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Energy Engineering
Synopsis:

The course focuses on innovative nuclear fuel and improvement of existing fuels nuclear reactors, namely:

-non-oxide nuclear fuels, their preparation and properties

-Heat conductivity of the fuel and its improvement

-measurement of thermal conductivity fuels

-Zr cladding of nuclear fuels and corrosion

- high temperature oxidation of Zr cladding

-burnable absorbers, their calculation and combination

-code for burnouts:UWB1, comparison with codes MCNP and Serpent

- high burnout calculations using UWB1

Requirements:
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Study Objective:
Study materials:

?Fuel Behaviour and Modelling under Severe Transient and Loss of Coolant Accident (LOCA) Conditions , IAEA-TECDOC-CD-1709 (ISBN:978-92-0-192410-0)

?Fuel Modelling at Extended Burnup (FUMEX-II) IAEA-TECDOC-1687 (ISBN:978-92-0-133810-5)

?Advanced Fuel Pellet Materials and Designs for Water Cooled Reactors IAEA-TECDOC-1416 (ISBN:92-0-111404-4)

?Nuclear Chemical Engineering (McGraw-Hill series in nuclear engineering) 2nd Edition, Manson Benedict, Thomas H. Pigford, Hans Wolfgang Levi ISBN-10: 0070045313

?Published papers of the lecturer.

Note:
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Data valid to 2019-12-09
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