141.A79 Practical course on Reactor instrumentation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, LU, 3.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to answer the most relevant questions in the field of reactor instrumentation and control.  The main topics are temperature- and neutron flux measurement.

Subject of course

Participants carry out eight practical exercises on:

  1. General design of reactor instrumentation
  2. Safety systems
  3. Calibration of nuclear channels
  4. Rod drop time
  5. Compensated ionization chamber
  6. Fission Chamber
  7. Self powered detector
  8. TRIGA simulation program

Teaching methods

Application of different calibration signals

Mode of examination


Additional information

3 groups maximum with 6 participants, personal registration at start of semester on the XXX  14:00, applicants who attended Reaktorphysik 1, Nucklear Engineering 1 or Reaktortechnik 2 are favoured, test at the end of practical course



Course dates

Wed14:00 - 15:0011.03.2020Hörsaal AI Preliminary Meeting
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Protocol and test at the end of the practical course

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.03.2020 15:00 04.03.2020 16:00

Registration modalities:

Praktikumseinteilung für drei Gruppen



Lecture notes for this course are available. bei Anmeldung

Previous knowledge

Reactor Physics, Electronics, Nuclear Technology

Preceding courses


  • Attendance Required!