
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 : 4^{th}. 
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 : 7^{th}. 
Hours per week : 4 
Heat Transfer

Mechanisms of heat transfer. Heat diffusion equation.
Onedimensional steadystate conduction. Convection, laminar and
turbulent flow. Dimensionless parameters. Heat exchangers. Transient
conduction. Radiation: Fundamental concepts, Radiation Intensity,
Blackbody radiation, the surface emission, absorptionreflection and
transmission.
Radiation exchange between surfaces 
Taught by : Xatziathanasiou
V., Kadi S. 
Semester : 7^{th}. 
Hours per week : 4 
Thermodynamics

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. Gasvapor mixtures. 
Taught by : Xatziathanasiou
V., Kadi S. 
Semester : 2^{th}. 
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 : 7^{th}. 
Hours per week : 4+1 (lab) 
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