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2013-International Course: NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY

Nuclear and neutron physics: neutron-nucleus interaction, cross-sections, neutron current flux, current and spectrum, neutron migration in matter…

Basic Information

  • Title: 2013-International Course: NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY
  • Country: France
  • Organisation : CEA
  • Language : English
  • Venue : Saclay, France
  • ENEN European Master : Yes

Course details

  • Nuclear and neutron physics: neutron-nucleus interaction, cross-sections, neutron current flux, current and spectrum, neutron migration in matter.
  • Safety requirements: defence in depth, principle of double failure.
  • International and European standards.
  • Criticality analysis and methods of analysis: reference fissile material, criticality control.
  • Criticality risks in the nuclear fuel cycle facilities: fresh fuel fabrication and spent fuel reprocessing plants, fuel in research centres.
  • Transport of fissile materials.
  • Criticality accidents: history of criticality accidents and near-accidents; phenomenology and consequences; detection.

Administrative information

How to apply :
THIS SEMINAR SCHEDULED IN 2012 HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED IN 2013 (dates are not still confirmed) Please contact the organizer: nadia.nowacki@cea.fr

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For further information

Please contact the programme manager:
mathilde.moiron@cea.fr
and refer to the INSTN web site:
http://www-instn.cea.fr/Criticality-Safety_theme_form_id1375.html