22.63 Engineering Principles for Fusion Reactors
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.
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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