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English

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National Research Nuclear University MEPhI

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Rusatom Service Joint Stock Company

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Rosatom Technical Academy

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Main concepts of nuclear physics. Fundamentals of reactor physics

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Discovery of Neutron5m
Binding energy11m
Neutron cross-sections12m
Principle of nuclear reactor13m
1 reading
Main concepts of nuclear physics. Fundamentals of reactor physics20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz "Main concepts of nuclear physics. Fundamentals of reactor physics"30m
2 hours to complete

Engineering fundamentals of nuclear power generation. Basics of VVER technology

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Concept of fuel burnup6m
Plutonium accumulation in nuclear reactor3m
Basics of safe operation of nuclear power reactors: reactivity effects9m
Comparison of specific characteristics of VVER vs PWR13m
Advanced nuclear fuel types for nuclear power reactors in Russia4m
1 reading
Engineering fundamentals of nuclear power generation. Basics of VVER technology20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz "Engineering fundamentals of nuclear power generation. Basics of VVER technology"30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Specifics of VVER Reactor facility

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Reactor Technical Specifications10m
Reactor Vessel5m
VVER Fuel8m
VVER Components9m
Introduction to Natural Circulation4m
VVER Operation6m
1 reading
Specifics of VVER Reactor facility20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz "Specifics of VVER Reactor facility"30m
2 hours to complete

Design Solutions of reactor auxiliary system and turbine part

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Operation of the Auxiliary Systems under Normal Operating Conditions12m
Turbine Island11m
Handling of Spent Nuclear Fuel7m
1 reading
Design Solutions of reactor auxiliary system and turbine part20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz "Design Solutions of reactor auxiliary system and turbine part"30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

VVER safety systems

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Design and Safety Functions16m
VVER Safety Systems4m
Reactivity control5m
Heat removal from nuclear fuel4m
Localization of activity6m
1 reading
VVER safety systems20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz "VVER safety systems"30m

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