Enrolment for the course.

Successful completion of the examination on practical exercises and seminars are preconditions for the examination on the theoretical part.

# Nuclear engineering and energy technology

Energy technology. Energy consumption. Energy sources and potentials: coal, oil, gas, fission, hydro, wind, sun, biomass, geothermal, fusion. Energy storage, energy transformations.

Nuclear engineering. Reactor physics, reactor kinetics. Processes and systems of nuclear power power plants. Heat transfer, Nuclear safety and radiation protection. Fuel cycle.

Nuclear waste and decommission. Storage and disposal of radioactive waste.

Advanced technologies. Future fission reactors.

Knief, Nuclear Engineering. Hemisphere Publishing Coompany, 1992.

Glasstone, Sesonske, Nuclear Reactor Engineering. Chapman & Hall Inc., 1994.

Pershagen, Light Water Reactor Safety. Pergamon Press, 1989.

Kuščer, Žumer, Toplota, DMFA, 1987.

MacKay, Sustainable Energy - without the hot air, UIT Cambridge, 2009

Overview and practical knowledge in the field of the energy production and consumption. Basic theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of nuclear energy and reactor engineering. To become familiar with phenomena and physical processes relevant for safe, efficient and long-term operation of nuclear reactors.

Knowledge and understanding

To understand the physics of the processes related with energy production. Focus on peaceful use of nuclear energy and processes in nuclear reactors: from the design bases, operation to decommission.

Application

Direct application of knowledge in the field of energy technology. Special focus on nuclear engineering: operation of nuclear reactors. Basic knowledge for further education in the field of nuclear engineering, physics and nuclear safety.

Reflection

Application of theoretical mathematical approach to solve real problems in the fields of physics and engineering, in the planning and operating of the reactor.

Transferable skills:

Mathematical modeling in physics and engineering. Thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer in process engineering.

Lectures, exercises, seminars, consultations, visit of nuclear installations.

Exam from the exercises and the presentation of seminar

Exam on the theory.

grading: 5 (fail), 6-10 (pass) (according to the Statute of UL)

prof. dr. Iztok Tiselj:

1. TISELJ, Iztok, MARTIN, C. S. Slug modeling with 1d two-fluid model. Kerntechnik (1987), 2012, vol. 77, no. 2, str. 101-107.

2. TISELJ, Iztok, CIZELJ, Leon. DNS of turbulent channel flow with conjugate heat transfer at Prandtl number 0.01. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2012, vol. 253, str. 153-160.

3. ŠTRUBELJ, Luka, TISELJ, Iztok. Two-fluid model with interface sharpening. Int. j. numer. methods eng., 2011, vol. 85, no. 5, str. 575-590.

4. ŠTRUBELJ, Luka, ÉZSÖL, György, TISELJ, Iztok. Direct contact condensation induced transition from stratified to slug flow. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2010, vol. 240, no. 2, str. 266-274.