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Nuclear Phenomena for Engineering Applications (NPEA, Spring - every year)

A survey of atomic and nuclear phenomena and their application in various engineering disciplines. Systematics of atoms and nuclei; nuclear reactions and their characterization; radioactive decay; fission and fusion energy release; radiation effects on materials and biological systems; radiation production, detection and protection. Applications in energy production, manufacturing, medicine, etc.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PHYS 1100 and CHEM 1100.

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Applied Atomic and Nuclear Physics (AANP, Fall - every year or every other year)

Review of atomic and nuclear physics and quantum mechanics; application to atomic, molecular and nuclear systems; particle and photon emissions; photon/particle interactions; quantum statistics; field theory of electricity and magnetism; Maxwell equations in free space and within materials; applications to semiconductors, superconductors, accelerators, fusion systems, nuclear reactors; key measurements and databases.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: MANE 2830 or equivalent.

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Introduction to Engineering Analysis (IEA, some terms)

An integrated development of linear algebra and statics emphasizing engineering applications and also incorporating computer exercises involving matrix techniques and calculations using available software packages.

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Modeling and Analysis of Uncertainty (MAU, some terms)

Appreciation and understanding of uncertainties and the conditions under which they occur, within the context of the engineering problem-solving pedagogy of measurements, models, validation, and analysis. Problems and concerns in obtaining measurements; tabular and graphical organization of data to minimize misinformation and maximize information; and development and evaluation of models. Applications to problems in engineering are emphasized. Prerequisite: MATH-1010.

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Introduction to Nuclear Engineering (INEEP, every semester)

Cover one topic - Neutron Scattering in INEEP course.

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