Spring 2022 - NUSC 342 D100
Introduction to Nuclear Science (3)
Class Number: 1545
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5029, Burnaby
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.
Please note, this course outline was accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change.
Mode of Teaching:
3 lecture hours/week; 1 tutorial hour/week
Lecture: In-person at Burnaby campus
Tutorial: In-person at Burnaby campus
General Course Description: This course is a quantitative introduction to 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 30%
- Midterm Exam 30%
- Final Exam 40%
Walter D. Loveland, David Morrissey & Glenn T. Seaborg. Modern Nuclear Chemistry. 2nd Edition. 2017. Publisher: Wiley
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