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22.251 / 22.351 Systems Analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Fall 2005

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dc.contributor.author Kazimi, Mujid S. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2005 en_US
dc.date.issued 2005-12
dc.identifier 22.251-Fall2005
dc.identifier local: 22.251
dc.identifier local: 22.351
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-1b47de88a5e0aaf74caba0d09d135d44
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/71263
dc.description.abstract This course provides an in-depth technical and policy analysis of various options for the nuclear fuel cycle. Topics include uranium supply, enrichment fuel fabrication, in-core physics and fuel management of uranium, thorium and other fuel types, reprocessing and waste disposal. Also covered are the principles of fuel cycle economics and the applied reactor physics of both contemporary and proposed thermal and fast reactors. Nonproliferation aspects, disposal of excess weapons plutonium, and transmutation of actinides and selected fission products in spent fuel are examined. Several state-of-the-art computer programs are provided for student use in problem sets and term papers. en_US
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dc.subject nuclear fuel en_US
dc.subject nuclear fuel cycle en_US
dc.subject thorium fuel en_US
dc.subject dry recycling en_US
dc.subject transmutation en_US
dc.subject radioactive waste disposal en_US
dc.subject waste storage en_US
dc.subject nuclear waste en_US
dc.subject nuclear reactor analysis en_US
dc.subject fuel cell design en_US
dc.subject reactor design en_US
dc.subject fast reactors en_US
dc.subject breeder reactors en_US
dc.subject CANDU reactor en_US
dc.subject light water reactor en_US
dc.subject LWR en_US
dc.subject nuclear non-proliferation en_US
dc.subject plutonium recycling en_US
dc.title 22.251 / 22.351 Systems Analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Fall 2005 en_US
dc.title.alternative Systems Analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle en_US


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