Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΡΑΔΙΟΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ / Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID40002649

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 72
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSElective Courses425

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge of the principles of Radiochemistry- Nuclear Chemistry Knowledge of the experimental set up of Radiochemistry- Nuclear Chemistry Εxersizes in radiation measurements, decay mode and analysis of the results Knowledge of the principles applications of Radiochemistry-Nuclear Chemistry
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Structure and properties of the atomic nuclei. Radioactivity. Radioactive decay (α., β. and γ.decay, spontaneous fission). Radioactive equilibrium. Natural radioactivity. Interaction of the nuclear radiation with the matter. The measurement of the nuclear radiation. Nuclear reactions. The artificial fission and the nuclear fusion. The uranium cycle and the production of the nuclear power. Application of radioisotopes and radiations. Doses and radioprotection. Tutorial: Nuclear Radiation Detection Exercises, Decay Rate Calculation, Absorption of Radiation, Determination of half Time
Radioactivity, Nuclear reactions, spectroscopy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
network, e-mail
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ραδιοχημεία & Πυρηνική χημεία, βασικές αρχές και εφαρμογές, Π. Μισαηλίδης-Φ. Νόλη 2. Ραδιοχημεία και Πυρηνικές μέθοδοι αναλύσεως 978-960-319-107-0 W.D. Ehmann, D. E. Vance 12962
Additional bibliography for study
Ξένη βιβλιογραφία
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