22.13 Nuclear Energy Systems

Class Info

Introduction to generation of energy from nuclear reactions. Characteristics of nuclear energy. Fission cross-sections, criticality, and reaction control. Basic considerations of fission reactor engineering, thermal hydraulics, and safety. Nuclear fuel and waste characteristics. Fusion reactions and the character and conditions of energy generation. Plasma physics and approaches to achieving terrestrial thermonuclear fusion energy.

This class has 22.01, and 2.005 as prerequisites.

22.13 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by M. Bucci.

Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM on Thursdays in 24-115.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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