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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • ESD.163J (Spring 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Managing Nuclear Technology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Richard Lester 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 22.812J / ESD.163J Managing Nuclear Technology



    Spring 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features extensive lecture notes and readings, plus a rich collection of related links on nuclear safety and proliferation.


    Course Description


    An examination of current economic and policy issues in the electric power industry, focusing on nuclear power and its fuel cycle. Introduces techniques for analyzing private and public policy alternatives, including discounted cash flow methods and other techniques in engineering economics. Application to specific problem areas, including nuclear waste management and weapons proliferation. Other topics include deregulation and restructuring in the electric power industry.


    Technical Requirements


    Microsoft® Excel software is recommended for viewing the .xls files found on this course site. Free Microsoft® Excel viewer software can also be used to view the .xls files.


    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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