This page gives an overall outline/stucture for the topics treated in the Fundamentals of Nuclear Science & Engineering course and it contains links to the available slides used in the classroom presentations during Spring 2016.
Introductory Concepts and Applications of Radiation Science

Lesson Topic 
Lesson #

Basic Concepts/Terminology and Some Applications of Radiation Science 

Introductory Concepts Associated with Nuclear Reactor Design and Operation 

Key Characteristics of Different Types of Reactors 

Atomic & Nuclear Physics

Lesson Topic 
Lesson #

Basic Notation and Material Atom Densities 

Various MassEnergyMomentum Relationships 

Nuclear Models, Stability, and the SemiEmpirical Mass Formula 

Radiation and Radioactive Decay 

Radioactive Decay Calculations 

Interaction of Radiation with Matter

Lesson Topic 
Lesson #

Neutron Interactions I: Basic Definitions and Concepts 

Neutron Interactions II: General Natural of σ(E) 

Neutron Interactions III: The Fission Reaction 

Neutron Interactions IV: Elastic Scattering 

Photon and Charged Particle Interactions with Matter 

Last updated by Prof. John R. White (February 2020)
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