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Materials for nuclear reactors, fuels and structures - International school in nuclear engineering

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Materials

Materials for nuclear

Nuclear reactor

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In summary

The ISNE international training course aims at promoting knowledge in the field of nuclear sciences. This module is dedicated to materials behavior in nuclear reactors.

Who should take this course ?

The doctoral course is designed for young researchers, PhD students, post-doctorates and engineers from nuclear industry companies, research centres, Universities, Technical Safety Organizations (TSO), regulatory bodies.

Learning outcomes

• Describe the mechanisms of irradiation damage.
• Identify the available techniques to investigate the evolution of materials under irradiation.
• Compare the properties of steels used for reactor core structures;
• Explain the evolution of fuel and cladding during operation.

Technical visit organized (if possible, depending on the availability of the experimental facilities)

- Mechanisms of irradiation damage.
- Introduction to fuel materials.
- Behaviour of in core metallic materials:
• Steels for LWR, FBR and fusion,
• Zr alloys for Fuel Assembly in LWR.
- Carbides, SiC and ZrC high temperature materials for GenIV reactors.

Minimum background: Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering or Materials Science.

self-assessment

Teaching method and tools

On-site visit

Collaboration

Contact(s)

INSTN Saclay

Course organiser :

Irfana GUELAH
instn-ues-sac-af@cea.fr

Program organiser :

Servane COSTE-LECONTE
servane.coste-leconte@cea.fr
+33 1 69 08 48 07

training sessions

If you are disabled, please contact the disability correspondent at the following address: instn-handicap@cea.fr

No training session is scheduled for the moment, if this training interests you, please contact us.

From 2023 february 06
To 2023 february 10
INSTN Saclay 2,510.00€ excl. taxes REGISTER
From 2023 february 06
To 2023 february 10
INSTN Saclay 2,510.00€ excl. taxes REGISTER

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