Introduction to Nuclear Engineering 2

Numbering Code U-ENG25 25151 LJ57
U-ENG25 25151 LJ77
U-ENG25 25151 LJ28
Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Mon.2
Instructor name ALL STAFF (Graduate School of Engineering)
SASAKI TAKAYUKI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Study of the fundamentals of radiation properties and their control, and energy utilization and management, necessary for understanding the principles of various nuclear engineering studies.
Course Goals The course objective is to understand the association between basic science and the latest research in the field of nuclear engineering, and to understand the latest advancements made to basic and applied research and future issues.
Schedule and Contents Introduction to Radiation 2

1) Radiation biology
2) Medical application of radiation
3) Effects of radiation on the human body
4) Safe use of radiation
5) Radiation-related laws and regulations

New developments in quantum theory
6) Cutting-edge information technology

Energy generation and utilization 2
7) History and fundamentals of nuclear fusion
8) Fusion reactor development
9) Power reactor systems
10) Ensuring safety
11) Technical ethics
12) Radiation in the environment
13) Nuclear fuel cycle
14) Reprocessing and geological disposal
15) Feedback; confirmation of learning achievement
Evaluation Methods and Policy Grading is based on the score of the periodic evaluations. Students will be tested on basic knowledge and understanding of atoms, nuclei, radiation, quantum computation, etc. discussed in each lecture.
Course Requirements N/A
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Review mainly the contents of each lecture and the exercises during the lecture is advisable.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Other materials are not specified. Handouts, etc. will be distributed during lectures.
References, etc. N/A