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Nuclear Engineering (NUC E)

NUC E 431W Nuclear Reactor Core Design Synthesis (4) Technical and economic optimization of nuclear systems.

NUC E 431W Nuclear Reactor Core Design Synthesis (4)

This course provides a capstone design experience that will give the student an understanding of the design methodology and considerations applied to systems or components used in nuclear power reactors and/or in nuclear science. Students will learn design principles, understand and apply design criteria to create a synthesized design product, become familiar with and understand appropriate technical and design terminology and its use, and learn how to prepare technical reports and make technical presentations.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: NUC E 403, NUC E 430 ; prerequisite or concurrent:ENGL 202C

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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