Nuclear Technology

Course Information
TitleΠυρηνική Τεχνολογία / Nuclear Technology
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000731

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students learn the principal elements of Nuclear Physics in order to understand the applications of Nuclear Technology. The courses are arranged and developed in order to train engineers rather than physicists and assuming that the student has no previous knowledge of nuclear physics. Upon completion, students should: • Be familiar with the natural radioactive decay and interactions of radiation with matter. • Be familiar with the reactions with neutrons, the cross sections of reactions and relationships for the reaction rates. • Be familiar with fission , fissionable materials and the slow down of neutrons. • Be familiar with the principles and instruments of detection and measurement of radiation. • Be familiar with the basic principles of radiation protection. • Be able to make radiation shielding calculations
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Nuclear Physics : Radioactivity and binding energy of the nucleus . Nuclear reactions and reaction cross sections. Fission and Fusion . Interaction of radiation with matter .Detection and measurement of radiation. Applications of Nuclear Technology in Science , Industry and Health. Environmental Pollution. Biological effects of radiation. Dosimetry . Radiation shielding calculations
nuclear technology, radiation protection
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Αvailable • online (internet) training course material • Using special software in laboratory education • Using the Internet in consultation with students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work3
Student Assessment
Written examination at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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