Nuclear Power: Volume I - The Nuclear Power Industry

Course Number: R-3004
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Nuclear Power: Volume I - The Nuclear Power Industry, you'll learn ...

  • Describe the different types of baseload power plants
  • Describe the types of nuclear plants in operation today
  • Understand the physics behind nuclear power generation
  • Describe the process of nuclear fission

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 41 pages

This three-hour course is the first 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 I - The Nuclear Power Industry, gives a broad overview of the nuclear power industry. This course is an overview of the industry and goes into the details of nuclear reactions and the physics of nuclear power. The prime fuel source, uranium, is covered too.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Describe the different types of baseload power plants
  • Describe the types of nuclear plants in operation today
  • Understand the physics behind nuclear power generation
  • Describe the process of nuclear fission
  • Understand the different types of nuclear poisons
  • Explain how radiation is measured
  • Describe the steps used in processing uranium into a nuclear fuel
  • Explain the benefits of uranium as a fuel source

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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