22.312 Engineering of Nuclear Reactors


Class Info

Engineering principles of nuclear reactors, emphasizing power reactors. Power plant thermodynamics, reactor heat generation and removal (single-phase as well as two-phase coolant flow and heat transfer), and structural mechanics. Engineering considerations in reactor design.

This class has 2.001, and 2.005 as prerequisites.

22.312 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Buongiorno.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-115.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Engineering of Nuclear Reactors site or on the 22.312 Stellar site.

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