Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Nuclear Science and Technology SAU 003 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses Yok
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÜNAY BEYHAN
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Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Aim of this course is to provide knowledge about nuclear science and technology. which is one of the basic methods of the nuclear energy education.
Course Content Engineering principles of nuclear reactors. [Nuclear reactor systems and types; basic reactor physics, criticality calculations; fuel cycles; reactivity changes; reactor kinetics. Instrumentation and control; radiation protection. Reactor materials; shielding; energy removal. Reactor safety; economics. Radioactive Waste management. Reactor design
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Kinematics of nuclear reactions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Fission reaction and fission products Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Lecture, Performance Task, Testing, Homework,
3 Nuclear reactor systems and types Lecture, Demonstration, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Homework, Testing, Performance Task,
4 Primary Components and Materials for Fission Reactors Drilland Practice, Discussion, Demonstration, Lecture, Question-Answer, Performance Task, Testing, Homework,
5 Basic reactor physics, criticality calculations Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing, Performance Task,
6 Reactor materials, reactor safety and reactor design Discussion, Drilland Practice, Lecture, Question-Answer, Performance Task, Homework, Testing,
7 Metallic uranium production and properties-Metallic plutonium production and properties Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Homework, Performance Task, Testing,
8 Nuclear Fuel Cycles, Enrichment, and Reprocessing; Materials for Fuel Elements Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Role Playing, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework, Performance Task, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Engineering principles of nuclear reactors
2 Nuclear reactor systems
3 Basic reactor physics, criticality calculations; fuel cycles; reactivity changes
4 Reactor kinetics. Instrumentation and control
5 Radiation protection. Reactor materials; shielding; energy removal
6 Reactor safety; economics
7 Radioactive waste management
8 Classification of Nuclear Reactors.
9 Coolant Channels, Piping and Vessels
10 Selection of materials for optimum design of nuclear steam systems
11 Implications of radiation damage to reactor materials and material problems in nuclear engineering
12 Radioisotopic Power Generators
13 Fission fuel cycle, nuclear fuel sources
14 Principles of isotope enrichment; fuel fabrication
Course Notes
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 56
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5