Week 3 Neutron Transport Equation
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Neutron Transport Equation
Prepared by
Dr. Daniel A. Meneley, Senior Advisor, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. and
Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering Physics
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Summa
NEUTRON DIFFUSION THEORY
M. Ragheb
11/18/2007
1. INTRODUCTION
The diffusion theory model of neutron transport plays a crucial role in reactor theory since it
is simple enough to allow scientific insight, and it is sufficiently realistic to study many
imp
NE150 | Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Theory
Spring 2012
Problem Set #4
1. The fuel for a certain breeder reactor consists of pellets composed of mixed
oxides
and
with the
comprising approximately
of
the mixture. The uranium is essentially all
, while t
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Practice Second Midterm Examination
Solutions
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Seventy-Five Minutes, Closed Book. One: 8
Allowed.
1
2
11 Sheet of Notes
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Nuclear Physics for Homeland Security
Applications
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Homework Set 6 Due 10 April
April 3, 2012
1. A 14 MeV neutron source capable of producing 1012 neutrons per second is available for use for cargo inspection.
(a) Find the dose rate, in Rem per minute, to a
Nuclear Engineering 130/230
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Homework 2 Due 16 February
1. A gaseous centrifuge isotope separation plant has an entry point of natural uranium
at Stage 7 and exit points for heads at Stage 21 and tails at Stage 1. The exiting
enrichme
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Homework 1
Solutions
February 13, 2012
A LLOWED .
1. A confusion matrix for a detection system tested in the eld gives the following values:
Actual
p
n
p
5
95
n
1
999
Measured
(a) Find the false positive rate
Nuclear Engineering 130/230
Spring Semester, 2012
Homework 1 Due 07 February
1. A confusion matrix for a detection system tested in the eld gives the following
values:
Actual
p
n
p
5
95
n
1
999
Measured
a. Find the false positive rate and the false negati