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Course syllabus I-VJE - Deccommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code: I-VJE
Course unit title:
Deccommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Attendance on practice and evolvement of the reports. Student has to be present at all practices according to the schedule for the current semester. After an excuse for absence on laboratory exercise student has to practise the topic in compensatory date. If the student reaches less than 15 points during the semester on the practices, he will not be permitted to an exam (practices: max. 20%, exam 80%).
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After the completion of the subject the student acquire basic knowledge about radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, about management of RAW and SNF, about prospective technologies, techniques used during the decommissioning of nuclear power plants.
Course contents:
 Basic terms, nuclear fuel cycle
 Radioactive waste classification
 Disposal of RAW
 RAW treatment
 Conditioning of RAW for disposal
 Transport, storage and disposal of RAW
 Spent nuclear fuel, long-term storage of SNF
 Final disposal of SNF (ILW and HLW)
 Reprocessing of SNF, transmutation technologies
 Nuclear power plants decommissioning – legislative aspects, basic terms, stages,
definition according to the IAEA
 Structure of decommissioning process, basic activities, decontamination, dismantling,
radiation controls, demolition of buildings, locality restoration
 The national programme (strategy) for A1 NPP and V1 NPP decommissioning
Recommended or required reading:
NEČAS, V. -- ĎURČEK, E. -- JAKUBEC, R. RAO a likvidácia JE: Učebný text pre postgraduálne rekvalifikačné štúdium: Bezpečnostné aspekty prevádzky jadrových zariadení. Bratislava : FEI STU, 2011. 93 p.
NEČAS, V. -- JAKUBEC, R. Vyraďovanie jadrových zariadení a nakladanie s RAO: Učebný text pre postgraduálne štúdium: Vyraďovanie jadrových zariadení. Bratislava : FEI STU, 2011. 126 p.
RAHMAN, A. Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management. Dunbeath: Whittles Publishing CRC Press, 2008. 448 p.
TABOAS, A. -- LAGUARDIA, T. -- MOGHISSI, A. The Decommissioning Handbook. New York: ASME, 2004.

Language of instruction:
slovak or czech or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 41

19,5 %
39,0 %
29,3 %
9,8 %
2,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Dávid Bednár (instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Dorota Flamíková (instructor) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Vladimír Nečas, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Ing. Branislav Vrban, PhD. (instructor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
14. 5. 2019
prof. Ing. Vladimír Nečas, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/14/2019.

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