Credits: 5

Schedule: 13.01.2016 - 31.03.2016

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Simo-Pekka Hannula

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

On successful completion of the course, students have the basic
knowledge and understanding of the materials specialist's
disciplines needed when working as a member of nuclear power plant

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reactor physics, interaction of radiation with matter, nuclear
reactors, fuel management, life cycle issues, regulations and
safety issues, construction materials relevant to nuclear reactors,
power plants and nuclear waste management.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, literature survey, seminar and exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h

Contact teaching; lectures + seminar  28 + 5 h

Independent work 72 h

Exam 30 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

MT-0.6171 Nuclear Materials P (5 cr).

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

CHEM-E5200 Personal Research Assignment in Functional Materials
(5 – 10 cr), CHEM-E5210 Group Research Assignment in
Functional Materials (5 - 10 cr).


Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 - 5.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):