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ENPH 491 Physics of Nuclear Reactors F | 3.5


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0.5
The fundamental physics associated with a nuclear reactor. Emphasis will be on the interaction of neutrons, reactor kinetics and calculations required in reactor design. Topics discussed include: brief review of basic nuclear physics, neutron interactions and cross-sections, neutron diffusion, neutron moderation, theory of reactors, changes in reactivity, control of reactors.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 30
Engineering Design 12

PREREQUISITE(S): 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics



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