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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.
For seniors and M.Eng. students interested in nuclear energy. Topics are presented at the level of the course text: Lamarsh and Baratta, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, 3rd ed. and include the fundamentals of nuclear science and engineering: nuclear structure, radioactivity, and reactions; interaction of radiation with matter; radiation protection and shielding; the neutron chain reaction and its control; light water reactors, isotope separation, fuel reprocessing, and waste disposal; heat transfer, accidents, atmospheric dispersion; and reactor licensing and safety.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 2214 and MATH 2940.
- Students will be able to synthesize multiple technical disciplines to develop a conceptual design of a nuclear power plant.
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