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ENPH 491 Physics Of Nuclear Reactors

ENPH 491  Physics Of Nuclear Reactors  Units: 3.50  

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.
NOT OFFERED 2022-2023
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: F  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 30  
Engineering Design 12  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Engineering Physics, B.A.Sc. (Class of 2025)

** Students are free to take Complementary Studies courses at any time in their program that suits their interests, workloads, and schedules. Read explanatory notes on Complementary Studies at the end of this section.