2016 Nuclear Chemical Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Nuclear Engineering
Instructor(s)
Takeshita Kenji  Kato Yukitaka 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon3-4(N2-571)  
Group
-
Course number
NCL.C403
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

The basic theories for Uranium isotope separation process and the spent nuclear fuel reprocessing as the main stage of the nuclear fuel cycle are lectured.

Student learning outcomes

To learn extraction process theory and the separation cascade theory for Uranium isotope separation process and the spent nuclear fuel reprocessing.

Keywords

Uranium isotope separation, nuclear fuel reprocessing, separating cascade theory, the extraction process theory

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Lecture of 80 minutes and the quiz on the lecture

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Structure and characteristics of the nuclear fuel cycle Understanding of structure and characteristics of the nuclear fuel cycle
Class 2 Uranium isotope separation and isolation cascade Understanding of Uranium isotope separation and isolation cascade
Class 3 Cascade theory and the ideal cascade Understanding of cascade theory and the ideal cascade
Class 4 Separative Work Unit and the cascade design Understanding of separative Work Unit and the cascade design
Class 5 Nuclear fuel reprocessing and solvent extraction Understanding of nuclear fuel reprocessing and solvent extraction
Class 6 Countercurrent multistage solvent extraction Understanding of countercurrent multistage solvent extraction
Class 7 Design of reprocessing main process Understanding of design of reprocessing main process
Class 8 Advanced reprocessing process and waste disposal Understanding of advanced reprocessing process and waste

Textbook(s)

Benedict、Pigford and Levi : Nuclear Chemical Engineering, McGraw Hill

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Nothing special

Assessment criteria and methods

The level of understanding of basic theory for cascade theory and solvent extraction theory are evaluated. Report (60%) and exercises (40%) are used for the performance evaluation.

Related courses

  • CAP.E362 : Nuclear Chemical Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Nothing special

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