Selected Topics in Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Engineering

Course Description

Nuclear forces. Nuclear models. Nuclear scattering and nuclear reactions. Fission. Theoretical model of fission. Nuclear characteristics of nuclides important for fission power technology. Possibilities of utilization of energy from U238 and Th232. Accelerator production of fissile material. Fusion. Energy losses in plasma and criterion for self-sustainable fusion reaction. Fusion reactions at high temperatures. Nuclear magnetic resonance. Radiation shielding. Radiation doses. Nuclear fuel cycle. Uranium resources. Nuclear fuel utilization. Spent nuclear fuel. Radioactive waste.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

Literature

John S. Lilley (2001.), Nuclear Physics: Principles and Applications, Wiley
Klaus Bethge (2013.), Kernphysik: Eine Einführung, Springer-Verlag
J. Kenneth Shultis, Richard E. Faw (2000.), Radiation Shielding, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park
David Bodansky (2007.), Nuclear Energy, Springer Science & Business Media

General

ID 154847
  Winter semester
6 ECTS
L0 English Level