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22.05 Neutron Science and Reactor Physics | Nuclear Science and Engineering

22.05 Neutron Science and Reactor Physics | Nuclear Science and Engineering

This course introduces fundamental properties of the neutron. It covers reactions induced by neutrons, nuclear fission, slowing down of neutrons in infinite media, diffusion theory, the few-group approximation, point kinetics, and fission-product poisoning. It emphasizes the nuclear physics bases of reactor design and its relationship to reactor engineering problems.... Show More

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