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22.101 Applied Nuclear Physics, Fall 2004

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dc.contributor.author Yip, Sidney
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2004
dc.date.accessioned 2007-10-08T13:05:09Z
dc.date.available 2007-10-08T13:05:09Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12
dc.identifier 22.101-Fall2004
dc.identifier.other 22.101
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-df49fdfe9367f774ba22fbd1f02f952e
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/39136
dc.description.abstract Fundamentals of nuclear physics for engineering students. Basic properties of the nucleus and nuclear radiations. Elementary quantum mechanical calculations of bound-state energies and barrier transmission probability. Binding energy and nuclear stability. Interactions of charged particles, neutrons, and gamma rays with matter. Radioactive decays. Energetics and general cross-section behavior in nuclear reactions. Description from course home page: This subject deals with foundational knowledge for all students in NED. Emphasis is on nuclear concepts (as opposed to traditional nuclear physics), especially nuclear radiations and their interactions with matter. We will study different types of reactions, single-collision phenomena (cross sections) and leave the effects of many collisions to later subjects (22.105 and 22.106). Quantum mechanics is used at a lower level than in 22.51 and 22.106. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject nuclear concepts en
dc.subject nuclear physics en
dc.subject nuclear radiations en
dc.subject matter en
dc.subject types of reactions en
dc.subject single-collision phenomena en
dc.subject cross sections en
dc.subject effects of many collisions en
dc.subject Quantum mechanics en
dc.title 22.101 Applied Nuclear Physics, Fall 2004 en
dc.title.alternative Applied Nuclear Physics en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 400806 en
dc.subject.cip Nuclear Physics en
dc.subject.cip 142301 en
dc.subject.cip Nuclear Engineering en


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