Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog
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EENE410 - Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Engineering


Credits: 3

This course covers basic nuclear reactor physics and Engineering including nuclear structure, radioactivity, ionization, nuclear reactions, radioactive decay, mass defect, binding energy and the fission process including conservation of energy. It also covers reactivity effects, reactor dynamics, neutron characteristics, neutron life cycle, delayed neutrons, macroscopic cross section, mean free path, thermal reactor power, diffusion lengths, and effective multiplication factor including thermal utilization factor related to criticality in reactors.

Prerequisites: MATH 120  and CHEM 100 
3 class hours for 9 weeks and 4 weeks with 2 class hours
2 lab hours every week



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