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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
2.5-2.6
3.1-3.2

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 1-4)

     
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
5.3-5.4

HW#4
8 3/8/18

Neutron response functions
Photon response functions
Human as target

Universes

5.5-5.6
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)

     





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