[Outline]
Lecture on nuclear physics will be given as a basic subject of nuclear engineering.
[Aim]
To understand and obtain the basic knowledge on nuclear physics in nuclear engineering.
By taking this course, the students obtain basic knowledge on nuclear physics and to apply the knowledge to understand subjects of advanced courses in nuclear engineering.
Binding Energy, Nuclear Decay, Radiation, Mass Formula, Drip Lines, Free Fermi Gas Model, Level Density, Shell Models, Collective Models, Optical Model, Direct Reactions, Compound Nuclear Reactions, Statistical Mode, Nuclear Data
✔ Specialist skills | Intercultural skills | Communication skills | Critical thinking skills | ✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills |
Questions and answers session will be conducted in each class.
Course schedule | Required learning | |
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Class 1 | General Properties of Nuclei I: Basic Characters of Nucleus | Nuclear Size, Nuclear Density |
Class 2 | General Properties of Nuclei II: Binding Energy | Nuclear Force, Character of Nuclear Binding Energy |
Class 3 | General Properties of Nuclei III: Nuclear Decay and Radiation | a, b, and g Decays and Rays |
Class 4 | General Properties of Nuclei IV: Mass Formula, Drip Lines | Mass Formula, Neutron Drip Line, Proton Drip Line |
Class 5 | General Properties of Nuclei V: Quantum Theory | Schroedinger Equation, Eigen Value |
Class 6 | Nuclear Structure I: Free Fermi Gas Model | Exclusion Principle, Fermi Gass |
Class 7 | Nuclear Structure II: Level Density | Nuclear Level Density |
Class 8 | Nuclear Structure III: Shell Models | Single Particle Shell Model |
Class 9 | Nuclear Structure IV: Collective Models (Rotation) | Rotational Excitation |
Class 10 | Nuclear Structure V: Collective Models (Vibration) | Vibrational Excitation |
Class 11 | Nuclear Reactions I: Formal Theory | Nuclear Reaction Formal Theory |
Class 12 | Nuclear Reactions II: Optical Model | Nuclear Reaction Optical Model |
Class 13 | Nuclear Reactions III: Direct Reactions | Direct Nuclear Reactions |
Class 14 | Nuclear Reactions IV: Compound Nuclear Reactions, Statistical Model | Compound Nuclear Reactions, Statistical Model |
Class 15 | Nuclear Reactions V: Nuclear Data | Nuclear Data relevant to Nuclear Engineering |
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Course materials will be distributed in each class.
Short Reports (Several times, About 60%), Report (About 40%)
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Prof. Masayuki IGASHIRA (iga[at]nr.titech.ac.jp)