The course will provide the lectures mainly for doctoral degree program students on accelerator and fusion reactor engineering, students deeply understand the detail of accelerator and fusion reactor technology.
Students can explain the details of accelerator and fusion reactor engineering based on the deep understanding of this scientific field.
accelerator, fusion reactor, fusion reaction, Rarefied supersonic plasma flow, arc jet, thrusters, magnetic confinement fusion, numerical analysis, equilibrium, stability, transport, inertial fusion, heavy-ion accelerator, reactor system, cold fusion, nuclear transmutation in condensed matter, Inertial electrostatic confinement fusion, compact neutron source
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures will be delivered by the lecturers in various fields in accelerator and fusion reactor engineering
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Applications of particle accelerators||Explain applications of particle accelerators.|
|Class 2||Nuclear physics of nuclear fusion reactions||Explain nuclear physics of nuclear fusion reactions.|
|Class 3||Generation and analysis of supersonic plasma flow, experimental (rarefied supersonic plasma in wind tunnel, probe measurement) and numerical methods (DSMC, hybrid simulation)||Explain the basis of supersonic plasma flow.|
|Class 4||Numerical analysis in nuclear fusion||Explain a part of numerical analysis in magnetic confinement fusion.|
|Class 5||Basic principles and system configuration of heavy-ion inertial fusion||Explain basic concept of inertial confinement fusion driven by heavy-ion beam.|
|Class 6||Cold fusion||Explain about the history and present status of research on cold fusion|
|Class 7||Inertial electrostatic confinement fusion||Explain the principle of inertial electrostatic confinement fusion and its applications|
|Class 8||Final exam|
George H. Miley and S. Krupakar Murali, "Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) Fusion”, Springer, New York, ISBN-13: 978-1461493372
Stefano Atzeni and Jurgen Meyer-ter-Vehn, "The Physics of Inertial Fusion: Beam Plasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter", Oxford University Press, ISBN-13: 978-0199568017 (2009).
The understanding and knowledge on accelerator and fusion reactor technologies are evaluated through the final exam.
General fundamental knowledge of accelerator and fusion reactor engineering
Assoc. Prof. Tatsuya Katabuchi buchi[at]lane.iir.titech.ac.jp
Prior appointment is needed