1. Introduction; 2. Basic nuclear power generation; 3. CORE neutronics; 4. Some reactor designs; 5. Core heat transfer; 6. Multiphase flow; 7. Reactor multiphase flows and accidents.
This book provides a concise summary of the essential thermo-hydraulic analyses and design principles of nuclear reactors for electricity generation.
Professor Christopher Earls Brennen was a member of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty at Caltech for over forty years and retired as the Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 2005. As a teacher he was the recipient of a number of teaching awards including the prestigious Richard Feynman Prize.