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NEEP 405: Nuclear Reactor Theory

  • Catalog Description:
    The neutronics behavior of fission reactors, primarily from a theoretical, one-speed perspective. Criticality, fission product poisoning, reactivity control, reactor stability and introductory concepts in fuel management, followed by slowing down and one-speed diffusion theory.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: NEEP 305, Math 319 & 321
  • Official Course Description (pdf)