22.16 Nuclear Technology and Society

Class Info

Introduces the societal context and challenges for nuclear technology. Major themes include economics and valuation of nuclear power, interactions with government and regulatory frameworks; safety, quantification of radiation hazards, and public attitudes to risk. Covers policies and methods for limiting nuclear-weapons proliferation, including nuclear detection, materials security and fuel-cycle policy.

This class has 22.01 as a prerequisite.

22.16 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. S. Kemp.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 56-154.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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