141.658 Nuclear Engineering 2
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe the nuclear fuel cycle, to depict uranium mining, to explain the accumulation and reprocessing, to discuss the difficulty of final disposal as well as to summarise the historical development of the military use from Hiroshima 1945 to North Korea 2009.

Subject of course

At the beginning a survey of all the different research reactors around the world will be presented. Afterwards a detailed look in the nuclear fuel cycle will be given. At the end of the course the military history from Hiroshima 1945 to the last nuclear weapon test in North Korea 2009 will be presented.

Teaching methods

Individual lectures to the different topics.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu10:00 - 12:0007.03.2024 - 27.06.2024Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH Lecture
Nuclear Engineering 2 - Single appointments
Thu07.03.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH No Lecture
Thu14.03.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 1 Lecture
Thu21.03.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 2 Lecture
Thu11.04.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH No Lecture
Thu18.04.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 3 Lecture
Thu25.04.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 4 Lecture
Thu02.05.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 5 Lecture
Thu16.05.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 6 Lecture
Thu23.05.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 7 Lecture
Thu06.06.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 8 Lecture
Thu13.06.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 9 Lecture
Thu20.06.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 10 Lecture
Thu27.06.202410:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH Back up

Examination modalities

oral exam on appointment. Estimated duration: 30-45... minutes

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.03.2024 10:00 03.05.2024 16:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Lecture notes for this course are available. Abbildungsunterlagen mit Literaturangaben werden ausgegeben

Previous knowledge

Reaktorphysik, nuclear engineering

Preceding courses