Introduction to Reactor Physics 301503467
Nuclear Physics and Radiation Physics courses.
General course objectives
Review of relevant studied material in nuclear physics.
Introduction to the following:
Concepts in neutron physics.
The relevant physics related to nuclear technology:
Ø Fission chain reaction.
Ø Neutron diffusion and moderation.
Ø Heat removal from nuclear reactors.
Ø Isotope separation.
Components of nuclear reactors.
Nuclear reactor fuels and fuel cycles.
Nuclear reactor theory.
Basic concepts of radiation protection and nuclear safety, shielding and waste disposal.
Issues and prospects of nuclear power today and in the future.
Introduction to Nuclear Engineering. John R. Lamarsh, 3rd edition. Addison-Wesley.
Nuclear Reactor Physics. Weston M. Stacey. Wiley.
Project, HWs and quizzes
· S. T. T. 13:00 14:00
Homeworks are due after one week unless otherwise announced.
Remarks or questions marked in red in the presentations without being announced as homeworks should be also seriously considered!
Some tasks can (or should) be sent by email.
Will be announced and discussed in class.
Lecture Notes and Exams
Physical constants [nist].
Atomic masses [nist].
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