22.01 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering and Ionizing Radiation


Class Info

Provides an introduction to nuclear science and its engineering applications. Describes basic nuclear models, radioactivity, nuclear reactions and kinematics. Covers the interaction of ionizing radiation with matter, with an emphasis on radiation detection, radiation shielding, and radiation effects on human health. Presents energy systems based on fission and fusion nuclear reactions, as well as industrial and medical applications of nuclear science.

This class has no prerequisites.

22.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Short.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-121.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 22.01 was rated 5.9 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+22.01&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 22.01 Stellar site.

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