EECE499: Special Topics: Computers and Nuclear Energy

* Development of this course was sponsored by the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission through the grant #: NRC-10-27-1123.

Catalog Data: This course focuses on the basic understanding of the challenge in computer control of safety-critical systems including nuclear power plants, guiding students through the topics of computer related accidents in safety-critical systems; computers and risks and challenges of computer-controlled systems; software project failures; software reliability; (5) defense in depth and diversity; (6) diversity training kit; and (7) diversity kit lab. In addition, students are exposed to nuclear energy related subjects such as reactors, nuclear safety, licensing process, power generation, and severe accident analysis, taught by nuclear experts.

Coordinator: Dr. Charles Kim


Fall 2013 Class
Fall 2012 Class
Fall 2011 Class