Chemical Engineering

CHE5854Nuclear Heat Removal3 ch (3C)

Reactor types and coolant systems, fuel element design and coolant characteristics. Reactor heat generation, heat transfer from reactor fuel, heat transport in coolant, boiling characteristics, two-phase flow, elementary thermal hydraulics. Steam generator design and operation. Reactor operational limits, transient conditions. Other two-phase phenomena. Loss-of-coolant accidents.

Prerequisites: CHE 2012 or ME 3413 ; CHE 2703 or equivalent.