Introductory Nuclear Engineering

This note will cover a range
of topics pertinent to nuclear engineering, including particle physics, neutron
theory, nuclear reactor design, medical applications, societal impacts of
nuclear power. Major topics covered includes: Special Relativity,
Schroedinger's Wave Equation, Nuclear Models, Nuclear Decay Kinetics, Binary
Nuclear Reactions, Fission and Fusion, Radiation, Nuclear Reactor Theory: Six
Factor Formula, Reactor Design, Reactor Kinetics, Neutron Transport, Light Water
Reactors, The Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Radiation Detection and Measurement, Nuclear
Materials, Radiation Doses, Nuclear Reactor Safety and Nuclear Accidents.

**Author(s):** Matthew J Memmott

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