PWR Nuclear Instrumentation

Product no.: B840D
Price plus VAT
Date: 03th - 05th May 2022
Language: German, Engilsh on request
Location: Karlstein or Erlangen



This course gives the participants a detailed overview of the nuclear instrumentation in a PWR plant. The following topics are discussed: principles and design of the instrumentation systems, I&C processing of the obtained neutron flux signals in limitation and reactor protection functions.
Reference: Konvoi / Pre-Konvoi



  • General possibilities for neutron flux measurement
  • Neutron flux excore instrumentation system
    • Mechanical design
    • Principle of neutron flux measurement
    • Source, intermediate and power range
    • Coordination of the measuring ranges, reactor protection
    • Calibration
  • Physical monitoring of fuel loading
  • Neutron flux incore instrumentation system
    • Mechanical design of the PDD system (PDD = Power Distribution Detector)
    • Power distribution detectors
    • Monitoring of power density distribution
    • Aeroball system
    • Nuclear process computer, POWERTRAX
    • Processing of PDD signals in limitation functions


Target Group:

Engineers and technicians form the I&C or process engineering / physics area, as well as commissioning experts and shift personnel.


Several years of relevant work experience in a PWR nuclear power plant. Furthermore, participation in the B211D PWR introductory course is recommended.



3 days


Other information:

Participants: 6 to 12 people

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