This course covers the question of what process is followed when creating nuclear power plants in order to ensure their safety, and comprehensively covers design techniques and regulatory systems for nuclear power from a manufacturing viewpoint, making students to think about the future of nuclear power safety. Students will also think about how the society with nuclear power plants relate to nuclear power, how they have coexisted, the historical understanding, and future regional coexistence, offering as an example Fukui Prefecture, which has experienced injuries from a steam generator's heat transfer pipe, and a sodium leak accident. Students will also perform integrity tests and experiments for nuclear reactor, while also visiting nuclear power related facilities, learning about the response after the Fukushima plant accident and the current situation.
This 5 day intensive course is held in collaboration with Fukui University, Osaka University, etc. during summer vacation at Fukui University.
Students will gain an understanding of the total picture relating to the construction and operation of nuclear power plants. Students will also experience and learn the basics of experimental technology for nuclear power plants.
A student will acquire a broad perspective in order to work in the nuclear power industry.
Nuclear power plant, Safety, Regional symbiosis, Test of materials used for nuclear power plants
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This 4 day intensive course is held at Fukui University during the summer break, in cooperation with Fukui University and Osaka University, etc.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Safety and future problems of nuclear power plants||Introduction to Nuclear System Safety|
|Class 2||Safety and future problems of nuclear power plants||Basic Research of Light Water Reactor Safety|
|Class 3||Nuclear fuel cycle / radioactive waste treatment||Introduction to the nuclear fuel cycle|
|Class 4||Nuclear fuel cycle / radioactive waste treatment||Treatment and disposal of radioactive waste|
|Class 5||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Facility outline explanation|
|Class 6||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Facility tour|
|Class 7||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Facility tour|
|Class 8||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Regional symbiosis of nuclear power plants|
|Class 9||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Thinking about regional symbiosis of nuclear power plants|
|Class 10||Current status and future of Fukui's nuclear power and regional symbiosis||Free discussion of Regional symbiosis with nuclear power plants|
|Class 11||Nuclear plant structural safety training||Structural soundness evaluation|
|Class 12||Nuclear plant structural safety training||Structural soundness evaluation guidance|
|Class 13||Nuclear plant structural safety training||Structural safety training (1)|
|Class 14||Nuclear plant structural safety training||Structural safety training (2)|
|Class 15||Nuclear plant structural safety training||Structural safety training (3)|
Textbooks are distributed for this course.
Hiroaki TSUTSUI (htsutsui[at]zc.iir.titech.ac.jp)
Prior appointment by e-mail is required.