Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Searchable Course Catalog

header image

NPTG 8553

NuclearPower &Nonproliferation

This course will cover the basic concepts involved in the design and operation of nuclear reactors. Students will build an understanding of how nuclear reactors work and how they relate to nuclear weapons. The course will cover how various designs are more or less proliferation resistant and how reactors use and produce nuclear material. This course is strongly recommended for students considering taking the J-Term practicum held at the Czech Technical University’s VR-1 “Sparrow” research reactor.
Nonproliferatn&Terrorsm Stdies
Nonproliferatn&Terrorsm Stdies
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:


Fall 2021 - MIIS, MIIS Workshop

NPTG8553A-F21 Workshop (Moore)

Fall 2020 - MIIS, MIIS Workshop

NPTG8553A-F20 Workshop (Moore)