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Course Outline

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Syllabus
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Date
Material covered
Reading/HW
1
8/23/18
 Introduction/Overview/Thinking like a neutron
Knief Chapter 1
2
8/30/18
MAGICMERV
Knief Chapter 2
LA-1
HW#0
3
9/6/18
Hand calculations
Knief Chapter 8
Appendices. B
4
9/13/18

Calculational methods: Theory

Knief Chapter 6
HW#1
HW#2
5
9/20/18
ANS standards
Knief Chapter 4
9/27/18

Test#1

 

10/4/18
--Fall Break--
6
10/11/18
SCALE basics
SCALE parametric studies
7
10/18/18
Validation
Knief Chapter 6 (pp. 57-58)
10/25/18
--Class cancelled for Engineers' Day--
8
11/1/18
Contingency analysis
Final project assignments
9
11/8/18
Structure of NCSEs
Assignment of accidents
Knief Chapter 10
DOE-STD-3007-2007
Sample NCSE
11/15/18

Special topics
Test#2 due 11/14/18
(midnight BEFORE class)

 

11/22/18
--Thanksgiving vacation--

 

 

10
11/29/18
Historical accident presentations Knief Chapter 10
12/13/18
Final project due
by 11:59:59 p.m.
 





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