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Course syllabus D-PS1-JE - Subject of specialization Nuclear Power Engineering I (FEEIT - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code: D-PS1-JE
Course unit title:
Subject of specialization Nuclear Power Engineering I
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 10
Recommended semester/trimester:
Nuclear Power Engineering - doctoral (semi-compulsory), 1. year
Nuclear Power Engineering - doctoral (semi-compulsory), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Student develops the individual project from chosen field of study during the term. The partial results are continuously evaluated, the final assessment consist of elaborated individual project and oral exam.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After the subject completion the student is able to create and solve issues connected with the impacts of ionizing radiation on human body, in field of radiation protection and measurement of ionizing radiation doses and the student will be to use computational modelling and simulating tools.
Course contents:
Dosimetry and radiation protection:
Dosimetric terminology and basic units in dosimetry. Biological effects of radiation. Basic principles of radiation protection. Sources of radiation in nuclear power plant. Exposition of public caused by leakages of radioactive materials from nuclear power plants. Detectors and methods used in nuclear power engineering.

Computational modelling and simulations:
Stochastic methods – transportation method Monte Carlo, MCNP code, SERPENT.
Deterministics methods. Neutronic and reactor-physical codes. Thermohydraulic codes. System codes. Safety analysis.

Recommended or required reading:
Dozimetrie ionizujíciho záření. Praha : SNTL, 1983. 419 p.
MUSÍLEK, L. -- ŠEDA, J. -- TROUSIL, J. Dozimetrie ionozujícího záření. Praha : České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 1992. 282 p. ISBN 80-01-00812-6.
FAW, R E. -- SHULTIS, J. Radiological assessment: Sources and deses. La Grange Park : American Nuclear Society, 1999. 681 p. ISBN 0-89448-455-9.
NEUSCHL, Š. Modelovanie a simulácia. Bratislava : Alfa, 1988. 423 p.
KUTIŠ, V. Základy modelovania a simulácie. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave FEI, 2010. 133 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3345-8.

Language of instruction:
slovak or czech or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 25

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Gabriel Farkas, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Róbert Hinca, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. Vladimír Nečas, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
10. 7. 2019
doc. Ing. Gabriel Farkas, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 07/10/2019.

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