Introduction to Reactor Physics

Would you like to find out more about reactor physics, the structure of an atom and gain an understanding of how nuclear fission takes place in a nuclear power plant?

The e-learning is aimed at new employees in the nuclear power industry and others who want an introduction to the importance of reactor physics in a nuclear power plant.

The course is part of a training package called Nuclear Power Introduction and consists of five sections. You can find all of the sections in the E-learning course area. If you would like to buy more than one section, please write below in the form’s text field or contact

Nuclear Power Introduction includes five interactive course sections:

  • The history and future of nuclear power in the world
  • The history and future of nuclear power in Sweden
  • Introduction to Reactor Physics
  • Introduction of Main Process
  • Safety in Swedish nuclear power plants

The course should be completed online, using your own computer. Login for KSU-online (Blenda) will be given via KSU after registration.

Course duration and content

The training takes about 40–60 minutes to complete, including exercise questions. The course contains four overall sections: the atom, nuclear fission, reactor parts and reactor dynamics. The course also includes exercises with questions for repetition and to reinforce the teaching.

Prior knowledge

No specific prior knowledge is required.

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Course information


  • Cost of the course: 1 400 SEK

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