Descriptions of mechanical features (containment, core design, steam generation, Rankine and Brayton cycles) of PWR and BWR power plants. Reactor core heat generation. Thermal analysis of fuel pins, fuel elements, flow channels and reactor core. Single- and two-phase heat transfer. Single- and two-phase fluid mechanics. Steady-state and unsteady-state thermodynamic analysis.
Nuclear Power Plants
Virginia Commonwealth University
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Dr. Lane Carasik
Times and Days
4:30pm - 5:45pm