Assignments

Special software is required to use some of the files in this section: .zip.

This page presents files for the paper and nine assigned problem sets.

Paper Assignment: U.S. Nuclear Energy Systems Strategy (PDF)


HOMEWORKS TOPICS SUPPORTING FILES ASSOCIATED LECTURES
1 Design Relationships between Core Parameters (PDF) 2
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VIPRE Modeling (PDF)

Ferroni, P., M. Fratoni, F. Ginex, F. Ganda, C. Handwerk, E. Greenspan, and N. Todreas. "Feasibility of Improving BWR Performance Using Hydride Fuel." Proceedings of ICAPP '06, Reno, Nevada, June 4-8, 2006, Paper 6241.

VIPRE Web site

VIPRE input files (ZIP) (contains two .txt files: hydride_wholecore_input.txt and oxide_wholecore_input.txt)

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Write an Executive Summary: Possible Amendments to Criticality Accident Regulations (PDF)

U.S. NRC ruling package: "Criticality Control of Fuel within Dry Storage Casks or Transportation Packages in a Spent Fuel Pool." (PDF)

U.S. NRC memorandum: Wallis, G. B. "Proposed Direct Final Rule to Amend 10 CFR 50.68, 'Criticality Accident Requirements.'" September 21, 2006. (PDF)

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Write an Executive Summary: NUREG-1150 Risk Assessement of Surry 1 Reactor (PDF)

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5 Probabilistic Calculations (PDF) 10, 11
6 Analysis of the Davis Besse Event (PDF) Prof. Kadak's thoughts on the assignment (PDF) 13
7 Large Break LOCA Analysis (PDF) 15
8 Proposal for Nuclear Energy in Egypt (PDF) 18
9 Materials Problems (PDF) 21, 22