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CNS CANDU Fuel Technology Course

September 20, 2012 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Aim of Course

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the CANDU fuel design, performance and operation, and how the fuel interacts with the interfacing systems.  The course will be of great interest to the fuel designers, manufacturers, station operations, fuel channel and fuel handling system designers, safety analysts, performance and inspection staff. 

The course brochure is available here.

Course Outline

This course will provide an overview of the CANDU fuel design, performance and operation, with a special emphasis on the systems that interface with it.  Fuel, more than any other reactor component, interfaces with many different systems.  This course is designed to enlighten those involved in fuel design and performance of the interfaces; and vice versa.  The course will describe the design of the bundle, the detailed nuclear physics of its operation, the thermal-hydraulic performance, the fuel handling, fuel and physics of the reactor, the discharge and storage of the fuel.


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Hilton Garden Inn Ajax
500 Beck Cres., Ajax, ON

Please make accommodation arrangements, if required, online Group Name: Canadian Nuclear Society or directly with the hotel at 905-686-9400.  Special group rate of $139 + tax per night is available on the nights of Sept. 19 and Sept. 20 for course participants if booked before 2012 August 19.  Refer to “CNS Fuel Technology Course” at time of booking.


September 20, 2012 @ 12:00 am
September 21, 2012 @ 12:00 am
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