22.63 Engineering Principles for Fusion Reactors


Class Info

Fusion reactor design considerations: ignition devices, engineering test facilities, and safety/environmental concerns. Magnet principles: resistive and superconducting magnets; cryogenic features. Blanket and first wall design: liquid and solid breeders, heat removal, and structural considerations. Heating devices: radio frequency and neutral beam.

This class has no prerequisites.

22.63 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by D. Whyte and Z. Hartwig.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in NW16-213.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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