NUCL 50100

Nuclear Engineering Principles


Instructor: Professor Bertodano

A first course for graduate students desiring a nuclear engineering sequence and an elective for students in science or engineering. The course is structured in four parts: (1) Nuclear structure and radiation, biological effects and medical applications of radiation, (2) Basics of neutron and reactor physics, neutron diffusion and reactor critical, (3) Nuclear materials and waste, and (4) Reactor systems and safety.