2017-18 University Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2017-18 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REE 344 - Nuclear Energy


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to nuclear energy. Atomic and nuclear physics; the interaction of radiation and matter. Nuclear reactor operation; reactor components, nuclear cycles, neutron diffusion and moderation. Reactor shielding. Fuel reprocessing and waste disposal. Reactor licensing and safety. Economics and environmental concerns.

Prerequisites: CHE 202  and CHE 205  or CHE 222 , and PHY 223