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Nuclear Physics 501503742

 

Instructor Saed Dababneh Homepage email: dababneh@bau.edu.jo alternatively saed@dababneh.com

 

This is an introductory course that will cover the following general subjects

       Nuclear properties.

       Binding energy and nuclear stability.

       Nuclear models.

       Spin and moments.

       Nuclear forces.

       The structure of the nucleus.

       Nuclear reactions: energetics and general cross-section behavior.

       Neutron moderation, fission, controlled fission and fusion.

       Radioactive decays.

       Interactions of nuclear radiations (charged particles, gammas, and neutrons) with matter.

 

This phenomenological course provides the launch point for other nuclear physics courses that will follow.

 

Grading

 

Mid-term Exam

25%

Project, quizzes and HWs

25%

Final Exam

50%

 

Class

 

Wednesdays 15:30 18:30

 

General instructions

 

Homeworks

       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.

Project

       Decide on the title of your project before March 16th.

       Due date (for written version): May 11th.

       Presentation: Will be scheduled later.

 

Lecture Notes and Exams

Part 1.

Part 2.

Part 3.

Part 4.

Part 5.

 

 

 

Useful Downloads

 

Physical constants.

Atomic masses.

NuChart.

 

Archive

Lecture Notes (2009/2010):

Level Test [18 kB].

Lecture_1 [438 kB].

Lecture_2 [642 kB].

Lecture_3 [1078 kB].

Lecture_4 [1748 kB].

Lecture_5 [1076 kB].

Lecture_6 [576 kB].

Lecture_7 [1362 kB].

Lecture_8 [1465 kB].

Lecture_9 [1560 kB].

Mid Term Exam [39 kB].

Lecture_10 [717 kB].

Lecture_11 [1389 kB].

Lecture_12 [508 kB].

 

Lecture Notes (2007/2008):

1.       Lecture 20-09-07 PPT [1836 kB] PDF [1629 kB].

2.       Lecture 27-09-07 PPT [1659 kB] PDF [667 kB].

3.       Lecture 04-10-07 PPT [1216 kB] PDF [1269 kB].

4.       Lecture 18-10-07 PPT [1417 kB] PDF [582 kB].

5.       Lecture 23-10-07 PPT [293 kB] PDF [371 kB].

6.       Lecture 03-11-07 PPT [454 kB] PDF [469 kB].

7.       Lecture 10-11-07 PPT [2222 kB] PDF [2348 kB].

8.       Lecture 22-11-07 PPT [2004 kB] PDF [798 kB].

9.       Lecture 29-11-07 PPT [4395 kB] PDF [2040 kB].

10.    Mid-term exam. 05-12-07.

11.    Lecture 08-12-07 PPT [1089 kB] PDF [395 kB].

12.    Lecture 10-12-07 PPT [3285 kB] PDF [1689 kB].

13.    Lecture 13-12-07 PPT [6225 kB] PDF [975 kB].

14.    Lecture 17-12-07 PPT [2529 kB] PDF [1172 kB].

15.    Lecture 31-12-07 PPT [1469 kB] PDF [1178 kB].

16.    Lecture 06-01-08 part a PPT [412 kB] PDF [171 kB].

17.    Lecture 06-01-08 part b PPT [403 kB] PDF [533 kB].

18.    Final Exam.

 

Lecture Notes (2006/2007):

Lecture_1 PPT [1931 kB] PDF [275 kB].

Lecture_2 PPT [2341 kB] PDF [395 kB].

Lecture_3 PPT [2084 kB] PDF [1380 kB].

Lecture_4 PPT [1173 kB] PDF [1066 kB].

Lecture_5 PPT [299 kB] PDF [385 kB].

Lecture_6 PPT [1149 kB] PDF [1426 kB].

Lecture_7 PPT [604 kB] PDF [436 kB].

Lecture_8 PPT [2990 kB] PDF [1874 kB].

Lecture_9 PPT [3761 kB] PDF [695 kB].

Lecture_10 PPT [5872 kB] PDF [1479 kB].

Lecture_11 PPT [6284 kB] PDF [949 kB].

Lecture_12 PPT [1915 kB] PDF [696 kB].

Lecture_13a PPT [1639 kB] PDF [328 kB].

Lecture_13b PPT [403 kB] PDF [511 kB].

 

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