Spring 2019 - NUSC 342 D200
Introduction to Nuclear Science (3)
Class Number: 8298
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Jan 3 – Apr 8, 2019: Tue, Thu, 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 17, 2019
Wed, 12:00–3:00 p.m.
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Prerequisites:NUSC 341, with a minimum grade of C-, or permission of the Department. Recommended: MATH 251.
Review of nuclear properties and systematics. Properties of the nuclear force; shell model and structure of complex nuclei, nuclear decay via particle emission and spontaneous fission; experimental description of nuclear reactions; nucleon-nucleus and heavy ion reactions. Quantitative.
3 lecture hours/week; 1 tutorial hour/week
General Course Description: This course is a quantitative introduction Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Nuclear Physics, and properties and interactions of atomic nuclei. Topics include observables of the nucleus, nuclear forces, radioactive decay, and nuclear reactions.
- Homework 20%
- Midterm Exam 30%
- Final Exam 50%
P. Atkins, K. de Paula, and J. Keeler, Atkins' Physical Chemistry, 11th Edition, 2018, Publisher: Oxford University Press.
G. Choppin, J-O. Liljenzin & J. Rydberg. Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry. 4th Edition. 2013. Publisher: Academic Press.
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