NPRE 402 - Nuclear Power Engineering
Last offered Summer 2022
Principles of utilization of fission energy in nuclear power engineering; includes such topics as fission processes and controlled chain reactions; nuclear reactor types, design principles, and operational characteristics; power reactor design criteria; radiation hazards and radioactive waste treatment; economics; other applications such as propulsion and research reactors. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Credit is not given for both NPRE 402 and NPRE 247.