• Describe the design and the fabrication of the nuclear fuels.
• Describe the fuel thermal and mechanical behaviour in reactor operation (mainly temperature and irradidation effects).
• Identify the main limiting phenomena (for safety and design).
Courses presented by Senior Experts of CEA.
Visits of RJH Site and LECA-STAR Hot Cell Laboratory
- Nuclear fuels fundamental.
- Fuel element thermal performance and temperature effects.
- Nuclear fuel behaviour under irradiation.
- Main limiting phenomena in the different types of fuel.
- Fuel behaviour during some off-normal conditions.
- Modelling of fuel behaviour.
- Fuel challenges for the future.
Minimum background: Master of Science.
Course organiser :
Lorena MEIlorena.email@example.com+33 4 42 25 79 35
Contact pédagogique :
Jean-Christophe KLEINjeanfirstname.lastname@example.org+33 4 42 25 79 58
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