Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 CATALOG 
    
2022-2023 CATALOG
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NUCL 2620 - Primary Reactor Systems 1

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This course involves the study of Reactor primary systems design and protection principles including Engineered Safeguards, design margin, defense in depth, redundancy, and separation. The students are introduced to Standard PWR Technical Specifications and Safety Analyses. Emphasis is placed upon PWR primary systems including; Reactor Vessel, Reactor Coolant System, Reactor Coolant Pumps, Pressurizer Level and Pressure Control, Chemical and Volume Control, Primary Water, Residual Heat Removal, Containment, Containment Spray, Combustible Gas Control, Emergency Core Cooling, Rod Control and Position Indication, Excore Nuclear Instrumentation, Incore Instrumentation, and Loose Parts Monitoring. Prereq(s): NUCL 2510, 2511, 2512 and 2513 or departmental approval. [S] Note(s): Student must be at COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS of study to take this course.


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