UN 0502- Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Operation

(Offered as UN 0801 Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Operations prior to 2014)

2016 Version 


  August 13 & 14, 2016
  August 27 & 28, 2016
  September 10 & 11, 2016
  September 24 & 25, 2016
 Start Time:

  9:00 a.m.

  Lecturer Theatre  
  Durham College – Whitby Campus
  1610 Champlain Avenue,  Whitby, ON, L1N 6A7

  Adam Lipchitz 
  • Final date to Register – August 26, 2016
  • Last day to Drop Course – August 26, 2016
  • Students must bring a laptop with Windows XP or Windows 8 to use in class
  • Students require a CD-ROM with the full course contents available from the instructor
  • Distance Education – If you will be participating in the course using distance education via Blackboard Collaborate please inform the instructor by email prior to the course commencing. 
Course Description:
System and overall unit operations relevant to nuclear power plants with emphasis on CANDU; includes all major reactor and process systems with nuclear plant simulator; self-study using interactive CD ROM. 
Self-paced interactive CD-ROM.
Instructor:  Adam Lipchitz 
Prerequisite: Registration in the UNENE M.Eng. or UNENE Diploma Program
Course Administration:
Course Notes:
  • The course material (copyrighted) is available through the instructor. Included are:
    • A CD-ROM containing an interactive version of the course Lecture Notes, a Reference Text, a CANDU desktop simulator and electronic versions of the Learning Resource manual
    • printed copy of the course Lecture Notes
    • printed copy of the Learning Resources manual
    • printed copy of the Reference Text
Learning Resources
  • The sister course given at McMaster University, EP4P03/6P03 contains additional learning resources related to this course.