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|NUCL 20000 - Introduction to Nuclear Engineering|
Credit Hours: 3.00. A course designed to acquaint students with the field of nuclear engineering and design. Concepts of fission, fusion, radioactivity, and neutron physics are introduced. Modern applications of nuclear technology, including nuclear medicine, food preservation, space reactors and propulsion. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture
Offered By: School of Nuclear Engineering
Department: Nuclear Engineering
Exempt, Lower Division
May be offered at any of the following campuses:
Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate an ability to solve typical radiation and nuclear reactor calculations. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of nuclear engineering. 3. Understand and describe the societal impact of nuclear engineering and the need for nuclear education, regardless of career field. 4. Introduction to reactor physics. 5. Basic knowledge of radiation interaction with matter. 6. Application of nuclear energy in biomedical and industrial applications.