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NPRE 498 FU3 - Fusion Engr & Device Operation

Last offered Spring 2024

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in nuclear, plasma, and radiological engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Fusion Engineering & Device Operations. Course covers issues relating to construction of a fusion reactor and running of fusion experiments. Cooling, magnetic, vacuum, electrical diagnostics, plasma facing components, control systems etc. will be elucidated. A torodial fusion device, HIDRA will be a focus of the course where students will have the opportunity to get hands on experience building a fusion device. Class will include lecture/discussion with lab components during the semester. Prerequisites: Senior or Graduate standing in College of Engineering: NPRE 321 or equivalent.

Related Faculty

Fusion Engr & Device OperationFU362530LCD31230 - 1350 T R  305 Materials Science & Eng Bld Daniel Andruczyk