Nuclear Technology Laboratory
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Macedonia, Greece.

Nuclear Technology Laboratory

Introduction to Nuclear Technology
Fundamental concepts. Radioactivity. Binding energy. Nuclear reactions and corresponding cross sections. Fission. Interaction of radiations with matter. Detection and measurement of radiation. Applications of nuclear technology to industry, health and sciences. Nuclear reactors. Environmental pollution. Radiation protection.
Taught by : Clouvas A. Semester : 4th. Hours per week : 3+1 (lab)

Theory and Technology of Nuclear Reactors

Neutron transport and diffusion: One group and multigroup neutron diffusion equations. Criticality computations, reflector. Reactor dynamics: Point Reactor model. Space and time dependent models. Feedback mechanisms. Transient phenomena. Transfer functions. Poisons. Fuel management. Control methods. Dynamic characteristics of nuclear power plants.

Taught by : Clouvas A., Kadi S. Semester : 7th. Hours per week : 4

Heat Transfer
Mechanisms of heat transfer. Heat diffusion equation. One-dimensional steady-state conduction. Convection, laminar and turbulent flow. Dimensionless parameters. Heat exchangers. Transient conduction. Radiation: Fundamental concepts, Radiation Intensity, Blackbody radiation, the surface emission, absorption-reflection and transmission. Radiation exchange between surfaces
Taught by : Xatziathanasiou V., Kadi S. Semester : 7th. Hours per week : 4

First law of Thermodynamics. Energy balances in mass and control volumes. State equations. Diagrams - tables. Ideal and real gases. Second law of Thermodynamics. Entropy. Entropy balances in mass and control volumes. Vapour cycles. Carnot cycle. Rankine cycle. Gas mixtures. Gas-vapor mixtures.
Taught by : Xatziathanasiou V., Kadi S. Semester : 2th. Hours per week : 3

Electrical Power Plants
Modern Power Plants: thermal , nuclear and hydroelectric power plants. Fuels - fuel handling. Combustion. Steam generators. Boiler auxiliaries: fans, air- heaters, economizer, steam - drum feedwater heaters, superheaters and reheaters. Turbines. Pollution - Filters. Cooling towers. Ash handling. Renewable energy.
Taught by : Xatziathanasiou V., Kadi S. Semester : 7th. Hours per week : 4+1 (lab)

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