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Course Outline

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Syllabus
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Date
Material covered
Reading/HW
1
8/24/17
 Introduction/Overview/Thinking like a neutron
Knief Chapter 1
2
8/31/17
MAGICMERV
Knief Chapter 2
LA-1
3
9/7/17
Hand calculations
Knief Chapter 8
Appendices. B
4
9/14/17

Calculational methods: Theory

Knief Chapter 6
HW#1
HW#2
5
9/21/17
ANS standards
Knief Chapter 4
9/28/17

Test#1

 

10/5/17
--Fall Break--
6
10/12/17
SCALE basics
SCALE parametric studies
7
10/19/17
Validation
Knief Chapter 6 (pp. 57-58)
10/26/17
--Class cancelled for Engineers' Day--
8
11/2/17
Contingency analysis
Final project assignments
9
11/9/17
Structure of NCSEs
Assignment of accidents
Knief Chapter 10
DOE-STD-3007-2007
Sample NCSE
11/16/17

Special topics
Test#2 due 11/15/17
(midnight BEFORE class)

 

11/23/17
--Thanksgiving vacation--

 

 

10
11/30/17
Historical accident presentations Knief Chapter 10
12/14/17
Final project due
by 11:59:59 p.m.
 





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