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807 Principes And Operation Nuclear Reactors
Petit Picto International
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Principles and operation of nuclear reactors

Reference: 807
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OBJECTIVES
• Integrate and apply theory and kinetics of nuclear reactors.
• Apply reactor thermal hydraulics.
• Approach and manage the reactor operation.
• Restitute present and future reactor systems.
• Assess safety principles and background.
AUDIENCE
Professionals, researchers and students with interest in the global understanding of reactor theory and operation.
CONTENT
- Nuclear physics: nuclear reactions, cross sections, neutron interactions...
- Nuclear reactor principles.
- Nuclear reactors systems: fuel / moderator / coolant, slow and fast neutron reactors.
- Neutron life cycle, prompt and delayed neutrons.
- Reactor kinetics (theoretical courses and simulator).
- Reactor thermal-hydraulics.
- Approach to criticality by fuel addition and by control rod extraction*.
- Reactor operation: reactor start up, reactivity effects...*
- Rod global worth measurement by the rod drop technique*.
- Control rod calibration*.
- Temperature effects*.
- Influence of poisons on reactor operation (simulator).
- Presentation of the present experimental and industrial reactors (PWR, BWR, RBMK, PHWR...).
- Global power plant operation (C-PWR simulator).
- Presentation of the generation IV reactors.
- Safety principles.
- Background in operational safety, analysis of reactor incidents.

* On training reactor
TEACHING METHOD
Lectures, lab sessions on the training reactor ISIS and on PWR simulators.

Maximum number of trainees: 20.

This course includes lab sessions using ionizing radiations and visits of facilities with regulated zones. Please comply with the conditions stated in the terms of sale.

Session 2017

No training session is currently scheduled for 2017. Contact us.

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Session 2018

No training session is currently scheduled for 2018. Contact us.

Ref. 807 - Principles and operation of nuclear reactors

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