Division of Materials and Electronics

The Mandate in the Instruction of Regulation

  • Carry out basic and applied materials studies
  • Develop methods of destructive and non-destructive testing of materials
  • Design and fabricate nuclear electronics equipment, spare parts and control devices
  • Carry out materials tests for quality control assessment on steels, alloys, ceramics, and other non-metallic materials
  • Study the effect of radiation (both ionizing and non-ionizing) on properties of devices and components
  • Applications of accelerator in material development and characterization
  • Develop capability for the local manufacture of solar energy devices
  • Develop foundry and casting techniques for re-production of intricate spare parts
  • Develop new materials useful and usable as power generator and radiation detectors
  • Develop a data base on the optical, electrical, magnetic and mechanical properties of new materials
  • Research on structural, core and fuel materials for the reactor development programme
  • Study special alloys for turbine blades and foils for power plants
  • Modeling of physical behaviour of materials
  • Corrosion assessment and control
  • Failure analysis of pipelines.
  • Any other assignment (teaching, training and consultancy)

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