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Content and learning outcomes
Uranium degradation, uranium enrichment, fuel production, recycling and waste management, transportation.
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student should be able to design a realistic, economically and environmentally thoughtful fuel cycle for a country that uses nuclear power.
Literature and preparations
Completed degree work at undergraduate level in the main field of technology.
At least 120 credits in technology and natural sciences.
Completed courses in reactor physics and reactor technology, or equivalent knowledge.
English B/English 6.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- FÄL1 - Field trips, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- INL1 - Home assignments, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- PRO1 - Project report, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- SEM1 - Seminar, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Oral examen, 1.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.
The examiner, in consultation with the KTH Disability Coordinator (Funka), decides on any adapted examination for students with documented permanent impairment. The examiner may grant another examination form for reexamination of single students.
Other requirements for final grade
Pass grade on all parts.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 SH2614
Main field of study
Replaces course SH2609