NUC-503 Current Issues and Case Studies

This course presents current nuclear industry incidents, accidents, and issues confronting the future of the commercial nuclear power industry that will be synthesized and evaluated for the creation of continuous improvement recommendations with justifiable evidence. The course requires students to apply a systematic problem-solving approach for the cases discussed. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, new nuclear power plant construction, and small modular reactors are examples of the sources of issues for the course. The course concludes with the project for each student to develop a comprehensive incident analysis report or case study.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Oct 2020, Jan 2021

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