National Technical University of Athens
School of Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering Department

Courses offered to other schools

Nuclear Engineering

Taught to students of the School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Nuclear reactions of neutrons. Nuclear fission. Scattering, diffusion, absorption and thermalisation of neutrons. Criticality calculations for naked homogeneous thermal neutron systems. Power nuclear reactors. Structure of nuclear electrical power stations. Nuclear fuel. Heat transport in power nuclear reactor cores at steady state. Thermodynamic cycles and energy production. Nuclear facility safety and nuclear accidents. Diffusion of nuclear fission products in the atmosphere. Industrial applications of nuclear technology. Basic principles of radiation protection and radioenvironmental analysis.