Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics (Centre d'étude nucléaire-Mol)

LMECA2648  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics (Centre d'étude nucléaire-Mol)
5.0 crédits
40.0 h + 7.5 h
1q

Enseignants
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Contenu
  • Lect. 1: Thermal design principles
  • Lect. 2: Reactor energy distribution
  • Lect. 3: Transport eqns. For 1-phase flow: Reminders/summary
  • Lect. 4: Tranport eqns. For 2-phase flows:basic formulation
  • Lect. 5: Tranport eqns. For 2-phase flows:equations
  • Lect. 6: Thermodynamics, cycles: non-flow and steady flow
  • Lect. 7: Thermodynamics, cycles: non steady flow first law
  • Lect. 8: Thermal analysis of fuel elements
  • Lect. 9: 1-phase fluid mechanics/heat transfer: Reminders/summary
  • Lect. 10: 2-phase fluid mechanics/pressure drops
  • Lect. 11: 2-phase fluid mechanics/pressure drops
  • Lect. 12: 2-phase heat transfer (pool boiling)
  • Lect. 13: 2-phase heat transfer (flow boiling)
  • Lect. 14: Single-heated channel: steady state analysis
  • Lect. 15: Flow loops

 

Méthodes d'enseignement
  • 30h of ex catedra lectures
  • 14h of supervised personnal work
  • 24h of supervised exercice sessions

The course takes place at the Nuclear Research Centre of Belgium (SCK.CEN) in gthe framework of the BNEN interuniversity programme (see: http://bnen.sckcen.be). 

Courses taking place at SCK.CEN are condensed over a period of 2  intensive weeks of courses.

Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants

Project (45%): set up a simulation tools to calculate the pressure drop in a boiling channel under different conditions

Exam (55%): closed book. 4h. Understanding/theory/exercice

Ressources
en ligne
Bibliographie
  • Todreas, N.E. and Kazimi, M.S. Nuclear System I: Thermal Hydraulic Fundamentals, CRC Press, 2012.
  • Todreas, N. E. and Kazimi, M.S. Nuclear Systems II: Elements of Thermal Hydraulic Design, Hemisphere Publishing Corp., New York, 1990.

REFERENCE BOOKS ON THE CONTENT

  • Todreas, N.E. and Kazimi, M.S. Nuclear System I: Thermal Hydraulic Fundamentals, CRC Press, 2012. Mandatory.
  • Todreas, N. E. and Kazimi, M.S. Nuclear Systems II: Elements of Thermal Hydraulic Design, Hemisphere Publishing Corp., New York, 1990. Advised.
Faculté ou entité
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Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
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