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Nuclear reactor materials 700


 
Module code NNR 700
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

In this module the mechanical behaviour of metals and alloys at room and high temperature is addressed but with special emphasis on nuclear materials used in commercial power reactors. In particular these materials’ behaviour under deformation, creep, fracture, fatigue and also corrosion in irradiation conditions for in-core materials as well as their behaviour under the unique environmental conditions for out-of-core materials is covered.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 10 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Materials Science and Metallur
Period of presentation Year

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