NUCL 30000

Nuclear Structure and Radiation Interactions


Instructor: Professor Taleyarkhan

Review of atomic properties and introduction to nuclear models. Discussion of radioactive decay and the interaction of nuclear radiation and reaction products with matter. Energetics and cross-sections of nuclear reactions with applications to problems typical of nuclear engineering.

Prerequisites: (Undergraduate level MA 26100 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MA 26300 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MA 18200 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MA 17400 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MA 17200 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MA 27100 Minimum Grade of D-)