Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - BWR Chemistry (Introduction)

    • Introduction

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    • BWR Designs and Materials Selection – 5 h

    • History of Design and Development of BWRs - Presentation for upcoming lecture

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    • History of Design and Development of BWRs

    • BWR Design and Materials Selection - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • BWR Design and Materials Selection

    • Basic Knowledge about Reactor Structural Materials - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Basic Knowledge about Reactor Structural Materials

    • BWR Water Chemistry Fundamentals – 6 h

    • Corrosion Considerations – 5h

    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (1 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

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    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (1 of 3)

    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (2 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (2 of 3)

    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (3 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • BWR Waterchem, Electrochem and Corrosion Fundamentals (3 of 3)

    • Normal Water Chemistry (NWC) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Normal Water Chemistry (NWC)

    • Water Radiolysis and Radiolysis Gas - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Water Radiolysis and Radiolysis Gas

    • Overview of Radiochemistry - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Overview of Radiochemistry

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  • 2

    Chapter 2 - Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies

    • BWRs Shutdown Dose Rates and Injecting Zinc – 2h

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (1 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (1 of 3)

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (2 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (2 of 3)

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (3 of 3) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Dose Rate Mitigation Technologies (3 of 3)

  • 3

    Chapter 3 - IGSCC Mitigation Technologies

    • Stress Corrosion Cracking Mitigation - 8 h

    • IGSCC Mitigation Technologies (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • IGSCC Mitigation Technologies (1 of 2)

    • IGSCC Mitigation Technologies (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • IGSCC Mitigation Technologies (2 of 2)

  • 4

    Chapter 4 - Plant Operational Chemistry and Controls

    • Water Chemistry Related Systems - 2 h

    • Startup and Shutdown Procedures (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Startup and Shutdown Procedures (1 of 2)

    • Startup and Shutdown Procedures (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Startup and Shutdown Procedures (2 of 2)

    • Activation Corrosion and Fission Products - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Activation Corrosion and Fission Products

    • Waterchem Impacts on Fuel Performance (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Waterchem Impacts on Fuel Performance (1 of 2)

    • Waterchem Impacts on Fuel Performance (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Waterchem Impacts on Fuel Performance (2 of 2)

    • BWR Water Treatment (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • BWR Water Treatment (1 of 2)

    • BWR Water Treatment (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Off-Gas Treatment - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • BWR Water Treatment (2 of 2)

    • Off-Gas Treatment

  • 5

    Chapter 5 - Water Chemistry Specification, Guidelines and Action Levels

    • Water Chemistry Guidelines and Technical Basis - 2 h

    • Water Chem Spec, Guidelines and Action Level - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Water Chem Spec, Guidelines and Action Levels

  • 6

    Test - BWR Chemistry

    • Test - BWR Chemistry

  • 7

    Chapter 6 - BWR Fuel (Introduction)

    • Introduction BWR Reactor Design – 1 h

    • Fuel Design and Fuel Materials – 1 h

    • Fuel Cycle, Reactor/Fuel Design – 1 h

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    • Fuel Cycle - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Cycle - 8 min

    • Fuel Suppliers-Functions of Fuel Assembly Components - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Suppliers - Functions of Fuel Assembly Components

    • Reactor Design - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Reactor Design

    • Fuel Assembly Materials - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Assembly Materials

    • PWR, VVER and BWR Fuel Design Specifics - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • PWR, VVER and BWR Fuel Design Specifics

  • 8

    Chapter 7 - Reactor Safety and Fuel Design

    • Rod Mechanical Design – 6 h

    • Thermal Hydraulics Design – 1 h

    • Nuclear Design – 1 h

    • LOCA – 1 h

    • RIA – 1 h

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    • Dry Storage – 1 h

    • Reactor Safety and Mechanical Design Criteria - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Reactor Safety and Mechanical Design Criteria

    • Design Verification and Fuel Performance Codes and Treatment of Uncertainty - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Design Verification and Fuel Performance Codes and Treatment of Uncertainty

    • Thermal-Hydraulic Design Criteria - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Thermal-Hydraulic Design Criteria

    • Nuclear Design Criteria - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Nuclear Design Criteria

    • Irradiation Effects on Fuel - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Irradiation Effects on Fuel

    • Irradiation Effects on Structural Materials - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Irradiation Effects on Structural Materials

    • Irradiation Effects in Water - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Irradiation Effects in Water

    • Fuel Performance During Normal Operation and AOO (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Performance During Normal Operation and AOO (1 of 2)

    • Fuel Performance During Normal Operation and AOO (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Performance During Normal Operation and AOO (2 of 2)

    • Fuel Reliability - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Reliability

    • Design Basis Accidents - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Design Basis Accidents

    • Dry Storage - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Dry Storage Requirements

  • 9

    Chapter 8 - Current Fuel Performance

    • Fuel Performance Issues - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Fuel Performance Issues

  • 10

    Test - Fuel Introduction

    • Test - Fuel Introduction

  • 11

    Chapter 9 - BWR Structural Material Degradation

    • Introduction and Background to Material Degradation – 1 h

    • Reactor Designs & Material Choices - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Reactor Designs & Material Choices

    • Physical Metallurgy of Structural Alloys – 7 h

    • Materials Physical Metallurgy - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Materials Physical Metallurgy

    • Corrosion Basics – 6 h

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (1 of 2)

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (2 of 2) - Aqueous Corrosion

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (2 of 2 cont.) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics Aqueous Corrosion (2 of 2 cont.)

    • Corrosion Basics and Electrochem - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics and Electrochem

    • Corrosion Basics Localised Corrosion & MIC (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics Localised Corrosion & MIC (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Basics Localised Corrosion & MIC (1 of 2)

    • Corrosion Basics Localised Corrosion & MIC (2 of 2)

  • 12

    Chapter 10 - Environmentally-Assisted Cracking of Austenitic and Ni-base Alloys

  • 13

    Test - BWR Structural Material Degradation

    • Test - BWR Structural Material Degradation

  • 14

    Chapter 11 -. BWR System Specific Topics

    • Environmentally Assisted Cracking in Boiling Water Reactors - 8 h

    • EAC Stainless Steel in BWRs (1 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • EAC Stainless Steel in BWRs (1 of 2)

    • EAC Stainless Steel in BWRs (2 of 2) - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • EAC Stainless Steel in BWRs (2 of 2)

    • EAC of Ni-base Alloys in BWRs - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • EAC of Ni-base Alloys in BWRs

    • EAC of High Strength Alloys in BWRs - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • EAC of High Strength Alloys in BWRs

    • EAC of Carbon and LAS in BWRs - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • EAC of Carbon and LAS in BWRs

    • Corrosion Fatigue - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Fatigue

    • Fatigue and Corrosion Fatigue – 3 h

    • Degradation Management – 3 h

    • Corrosion Tests - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Tests

    • Mitigation PWRs and LTCP - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Mitigation PWRs and LTCP

    • Corrosion Mitigation in BWRs - Presentation for upcoming lecture

    • Corrosion Mitigation in BWRs

  • 15

    Final Exam

    • BWR Material Engineering Final Test

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