To be eligible you have to get a M1 level (240 ECTS) or equivalent (French Engineer Schools).
You need to have validated Nuclear Physics, Heat transfert and Fluid Mechanism, Quantum Mechanics courses.
Improve the safety: reactor design, reactor operation (normal, incidental, accidental and post-accidental situations).
Build and optimize the advanced reactors.
Build and optimize new storage capacities, containers for transport.
Design of the innovative reactors: SMR, Gen IV.
Reduce the radiotoxicity associated with the minor actinides.
Operate a reactors fleet by taking the new mix-energy context into account.
Introduction to Safety (12h),
Fuctional Description of a PWR (24h),
Radiation Protection (30h),
Fuel cycles and Reactor Systems (27h),
Energy Transition and flexibility (15h).
Nuclear Physics (42h),
Material for nuclear (42h),
Reactor Physics & Simulation (27h),
Multiphysics and Uncertainties (15h).
Hands-on experience (80h). Use of nuclear calculation codes (Cathare, Flica, Apollo, Tripoli), simulator of reactor functioning (SOFIA), Enhanced Virtual Opem Core (EVOC), SEM, XRD, multi-ion beam irradiation platform (JANNuS), Radiation Protection platform.
Technical visits: Nuclear Power Plant, Fuel fabrication plant, CEA and EDF R&D facilities.
Tutorials with a strong participation.
(over 12 years)
Exams and Continuous Assessment.
Les inscriptions au M2 doivent être effectuées sur la plateforme de candidature en ligne de l'université Paris-Saclay.
Online on the UPSay website from January to July.
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