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.

2023S, 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 - 12:0016.03.2023 - 29.06.2023Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH First Lecture
Nuclear Engineering 2 - Single appointments
Thu16.03.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH First Lecture
Thu23.03.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 2 Lecture
Thu30.03.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH no Lecture
Thu20.04.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 3 Lecture
Thu27.04.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH no Lecture
Thu04.05.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 4 Lecture
Thu11.05.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH no lecture
Thu25.05.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 5 Lecture
Thu01.06.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 6 Lecture
Thu15.06.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 7 Lecture
Thu22.06.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH 8 Lecture
Thu29.06.202310:00 - 12:00Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH back up Lecture

Examination modalities

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

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.03.2023 10:00 05.05.2023 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