This note will cover a range
of topics pertinent to nuclear engineering, including particle physics, neutron
theory, nuclear reactor design, medical applications, societal impacts of
nuclear power. Major topics covered includes: Special Relativity,
Schroedinger's Wave Equation, Nuclear Models, Nuclear Decay Kinetics, Binary
Nuclear Reactions, Fission and Fusion, Radiation, Nuclear Reactor Theory: Six
Factor Formula, Reactor Design, Reactor Kinetics, Neutron Transport, Light Water
Reactors, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Radiation Detection and Measurement, Nuclear
Materials, Radiation Doses, Nuclear Reactor Safety and Nuclear Accidents.
This note will focus on the
basics of nuclear reactor design. Topics covered includes: Design, and
Licensing, Reactors and Core Concepts, Heating, Fuel, and Fuel Element Analysis,
Reactor Flow and Pump Sizing, Introductory Neutronics, Six Factor Formula,
Neutron Transport, Neutron Kinetics, Power Conversion Systems, Nuclear Safety
and Nuclear Safety Analysis.
This note explains the following
topics: Structure of nuclei, The strong nuclear force, Model of the nuclei,
Nuclear transitions, Nuclear reactions, Scattering experiments, A role model:
Quantum electrodynamics, Strong interactions, Weak interactions, Beyond the
standard model, Candidate theories beyond the standard model.
book gives an elementary but coherent account of that branch of physics involved
in the study and design of nuclear reactors at a standard presentation judged to
be suitable for advanced undergraduate students.
book covers the following topics:the 184-inch synchrocyclotron, Principle of operation of a conventional
cyclotron, The principle of phase stability, Design and construction of the
184-inch synchrocyclotron and Cyclotron experiments.
note covers the following topics: Nuclear
sizes and isotope shifts, The Semi Empirical Mass Formula, Coulomb term, Volume
and Surface term, Asymmetry term, Pairing term, alpha decay, beta decay, Valley of
stability, Fermi theory of beta decay, Selection Rules in beta decay, Electron
capture, Inverse beta decay, gama decay, Mossbauer effect, Bethe-Bloch formula,
Cherenkov radiation, Bremsstrahlung, Synchrotron radiation, Photons in matter,
Photomultiplier, Avalanche Photo Diode, Scintillators, Gas-filled counters,
Experimental set-ups, Response of a Ge-Li detector and Radiation units.