Nuclear Power: Volume II - Nuclear Power Plants

Course Number: R-4003
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Nuclear Power: Volume II - Nuclear Power Plants, you'll learn ...

  • Describe the different types of moderators used in nuclear reactors
  • Describe the types of coolants used in nuclear reactors
  • Describe the safety systems of a thermal reactor
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each type of nuclear reactor

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 51 pages

This four-hour course is the second in a series of three courses about the nuclear power industry. The series covers the nuclear power industry including the basic physics of nuclear power, fuel sources, the types of nuclear power plants in use today, and the future of nuclear power.

This course, Nuclear Power: Volume II - Nuclear Power Plants, reviews the classifications of nuclear power plants and the basic components of a nuclear power plant. The course covers the design and operation of the current generation of nuclear power plants in operation today.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Describe the different types of moderators used in nuclear reactors
  • Describe the types of coolants used in nuclear reactors
  • Describe the safety systems of a thermal reactor
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each type of nuclear reactor
  • Explain how a PWR reactor works
  • Explain how a BWR reactor works
  • Explain how a CANDU reactor works
  • Explain how a RBMK reactor works
  • Explain how a GCR works
  • Explain how a LMFBR works

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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