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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Problem 1 (65%) Helium-cooled fast reactor with molten fuel within steel rods
A new fast reactor concept uses a molten solution of UCl3/PuCl3/NaCl as the fuel.

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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
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FINAL EXAM
3 HOURS
Problem 1 (35%) Containment Heat Transfer and Structural Mechanics
Please answer the following short questions related to a hypothetical

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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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QUIZ 2
SOLUTIONS
Problem 1 (65%) Helium-cooled fast reactor with molten fuel within steel rods
i)
The energy equation for the coolant is:
Q M c p (Tout Tin )
Tout Tin
Q
600C

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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
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FINAL EXAMS (SOLUTIONS)
Problem 1 (35%) Containment Heat Transfer and Structural Mechanics
i)
Heat rejection from the containment can be viewed as the seri

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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, 1:00 2:30 p.m.
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QUIZ 1
1.5 HOURS
Problem 1 (50%) Cooling tower
The schematic drawing of a draft cooling tower used in a large LWR plant is shown in Figure 1.
w1 =17,000 kg/s,
Ho

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ENGINEERING OF NUCLEAR REACTORS
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, 1:00 2:30 p.m.
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QUIZ 1 (solutions)
Problem 1 (50%) Thermodynamic analysis of a cooling tower
i)
Taking the whole cooling tower as the system, the conservation of mass yields:
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