060-0922/01 – Safety of Nuclear Facilities (BJZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Security ServicesCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Karla Barčová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Karla Barčová, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAR75 doc. RNDr. Karla Barčová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Examination 0+0
Combined Examination 0+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Natural and artificial radioactivity. Sources and types of ionizing radiation dosimetry. The basic objectives and principles of radiation protection, biological effects of ionizing radiation, nuclear reactor as a source of radiation. Kinetics and control the fission chain reaction, providing protective barriers as part of the concept of defense in depth, deterministic and probabilistic approach to the evaluation of nuclear safety. Current status of nuclear energy in the world and the basic types of nuclear power plant reactors, principles and construction of reactors used in the Czech Republic, other types of nuclear facilities and their characteristics in terms of safety. Active and passive systems for security, control and management systems, emergency systems. Safety culture and human factors, feedback from operational events. Management of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. Radiation disasters and accidents.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations

Summary

Natural and artificial radioactivity. Sources and types of ionizing radiation dosimetry. The basic objectives and principles of radiation protection, biological effects of ionizing radiation, nuclear reactor as a source of radiation. Kinetics and control the fission chain reaction, providing protective barriers as part of the concept of defense in depth, deterministic and probabilistic approach to the evaluation of nuclear safety. Current status of nuclear energy in the world and the basic types of nuclear power plant reactors, principles and construction of reactors used in the Czech Republic, other types of nuclear facilities and their characteristics in terms of safety. Active and passive systems for security, control and management systems, emergency systems. Safety culture and human factors, feedback from operational events. Management of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. Radiation disasters and accidents.

Compulsory literature:

MARTIN, A; HARBISON, S.: An Introduction to Radiation Protection, CRC Pres, 6th edition, 2012. ISBN-10:1444146076.

Recommended literature:

HALLIDAY, D., RESNICK, R., WALKER, J.: Fundamentals of Physics. Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2005. EAN: 9780471735397. TURNER, J.E.: Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection. Wiley -VCH, 2007, ISBN-10: 3527406069. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC): 2011 Essential Guide to Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Energy. Progressive Management, 2011. ASIN: B004RZHV6K

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Individual student systematic preparation, elaboration of a given topic

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Natural and artificial radioactivity. Sources and types of ionizing radiation dosimetry. The basic objectives and principles of radiation protection, biological effects of ionizing radiation, nuclear reactor as a source of radiation. Kinetics and control the fission chain reaction, providing protective barriers as part of the concept of defense in depth, deterministic and probabilistic approach to the evaluation of nuclear safety. Current status of nuclear energy in the world and the basic types of nuclear power plant reactors, principles and construction of reactors used in the Czech Republic, other types of nuclear facilities and their characteristics in terms of safety. Active and passive systems for security, control and management systems, emergency systems. Safety culture and human factors, feedback from operational events. Management of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. Radiation disasters and accidents.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
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2018/2019 (P3974) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
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