Course Information

ME4373 Intro to Nuclear Engineering

Credits: 3.00

This is intended to be a required course for the Nuclear Engineering Concentration. It covers three basic areas: (a) reactor kinetics, as it pertains to neutron reaction associated with fissile materials, (b) power reactor systems, i.e. the various types of nuclear reactors in use and their basic operating principles, and (c) design principles for reactors and reactor systems.

Prerequisite: PH 3103 Fundamentals of Applied Nuclear Physics