Instructor: Ronald E. Pevey, Ph.D., P.E., M.B.A.
Office: 201-A Nuclear Engineering Building
Office Hours: Posted on office door
Course Description: This course covers the nomenclature, theory, and practice of nuclear criticality safety. The principal emphasis will be on giving the student a grounding in the basic ideas and principles of the field. In addition, the student will acquire experience in using the principal analysis tools in use for criticality safety analyses and practice in using them in a Nuclear Criticality Safety Evaluation (NCSE).
Required Text: Nuclear Criticality Safety: Theory and Practice, Knief, R. A.; ANS publications under "monographs".
Course Objectives: By taking this course, the student should gain a basic understanding of:
Class preparation: To prepare for each class, you should:
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