SH2609 The Nuclear Fuel Cycle 6.0 credits

Kärnbränslecykeln

The aim of the course is to familiarise the participants with industrial processes and facilities for nuclear fuel fabrication and management of spent nuclear fuel.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Field trips to a uranium mine, a nuclear fuel factory and facilities for management of spent nuclear fuel

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to familiarise the participants with industrial processes and facilities for nuclear fuel fabrication and management of spent nuclear fuel

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Courses in reactor physics (SH2600) and reactor engineering (SH2702) or corresponding knowledge

Recommended prerequisites

Courses in reactor physics (SH2600) and reactor engineering (SH2702) or corresponding knowledge.

Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • FÄLT - Field Trip, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL1 - Home Assignments, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project Report, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM2 - Seminar, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Home assignments, written report and final seminar

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Janne Wallenius

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web SH2609

Offered by

SCI/Physics

Main field of study *

Engineering Physics

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Janne Wallenius (janwal@kth.se)

Supplementary information

Replaces SH2607.