NS 4411 Fundamentals of Nuclear Radiation Science (3)
Prereq.:MATH 2065 or MATH 2090; PHYS 1202 or both PHYS 2112 and PHYS 2113. Concepts of atomic and nuclear structure, transmutations and decay. Interactions of charged particles, neutral particles and photons with matter; radiation attenuation and energy deposition. Introduction to nuclear fission and fusion; application to nuclear power. Biological effects of radiation.