NUCL 31000

Introduction to Neutron Physics

Instructor: Professor Abdel-Khalik

Development of diffusion theory for neutrons. Neutron interactions and development of one-group neutron diffusion theory with point, plane, and fission sources. Application to one- and two-region reactors. Introduction to buckling, multiplication constants, critical size, neutron slowing down, and resonance capture. Applications using two-group theory.