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Date 
Lesson 
MCNP 
Reading 
Homework
due 
1 
1/11/18

Introduction 
MCNP overview
Getting MCNP
Simple input/output
Simple problem

Chapter 1 

2 
1/18/18 
Directions and solid angles
Fundamental radiation field
variables
Directional properties
of radiation

Macrobodies
Beams
Simple tallies
VisEd

2.1
2.2
2.3


3 
1/25/18 
Representations of angular
dependence
General specifications
of radiation sources
Interaction coefficients

Spatial source distributions
Angular tally bins
FMESH tallies

2.4
2.52.6
3.13.2

HW#2 
4 
2/1/18 
Scattering kinematics
Photon interactions

Point flux tallies
Angular tally bins
Energy deposition tallies

3.3
3.4


5 
2/8/18 
Neutron interactions
Charged particle interactions
Review for Test #1

Charged particle sources
in MCNP 
3.5
3.6

HW#3 

2/15/18 
Test #1
(Covering Lessons 14)




6 
2/22/18

Neutron sources
Gamma ray sources

Angular and energy source
distributions 
4.1
4.2


7 
3/1/18 
Dosimetric quantities
Dose equivalence
Response functions

Response tallies
Reaction rate tallies

5.1
5.2
5.35.4

HW#4 
8 
3/8/18 
Neutron response functions
Photon response functions
Human as target

Universes

5.55.6
5.7
5.8

HW#5 

3/15/18 
(No class for Spring Break) 




3/22/18 
Review for Test #2





3/29/18

(No class for Good Friday)





4/5/18 
Test #2




9 
4/12/18 
Uncollided dose from point
sources
Uncollided dose from distributed
sources

Creating dose maps 
6.1
6.2


10 
4/19/18

Photon buildup factors
Calculating a photon problem with buildup
Final Project posted

Variance reduction methods 
7.1
7.2
 HW#6 
11 
4/26/18 
Special topics





5/3/18 
Project due (Midnight)





5/4/18 
Final exam at 5 pm in ESA405



