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NE 221

Course Title: 
Corrosion in Nuclear Power Systems
Course Units: 
Catalog Description: 
  • Structural metals in nuclear power plants; properties and fabrication of Zircaloy; aqueous corrosion of reactor components; structural integrity of reactor components under combined mechanical loading, neutron irradiation, and chemical environment. Offered even-numbered years.
Course Prerequisite: 
  • NE 120
  • Materials Science and Engineering 112 recommended
Class/Laboratory Schedule: 
  • Three hours of lecture per week