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Fundamentals of Modern Russian-designed NPPs with VVER-1200 (Coursera)

The goal of the course is to present the pressurized water reactor (VVER) technology and the modern design of the Russian Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) – Generation III+ NPP with VVER-1200 reactor. The course describes the features of NPPs with VVER-1200 reactor. In particular, the attention is paid to [...]

Construction and operation of pumps for nuclear power plants (Coursera)

Pumps are widely used in industry, agriculture and in public utilities. However, it is in power engineering that pumps find the widest range of applications. The technological systems of nuclear and thermal power plants involve transferring large quantities of fluids with different physical and chemical properties at different pressure [...]

Nuclear Knowledge Management (Coursera)

Learn why knowledge management is so vital to keeping nuclear power operations running safely and efficiently. Nuclear knowledge is critical now: the previous generation of nuclear personnel is retiring; countries are expanding nuclear programs; ageing nuclear installations may face challenges to ensure they can be operated safely; and there [...]