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Discussion 2- NERS 211 W18
January 12, 2018
SI Units and Conversion Factors
Power
How to Use the Chart of Nuclides
1
SI Units and Conversion Factors
7 Base SI Units (* denotes important for this c
Discussion 3- NERS 211 W18
January 20, 2018
1
Homework 2 Hints
1.1
Uranium Enrichment
If you look at your Chart of Nuclides, you will find that there are three isotopes of Uranium
that need to be con
NERS 211
Winter 2015
Assignment #2
SOLUTIONS
4.
[15 pts.] Q Values and Decay
Finish the following decay reactions and calculate their Q-values. Show calculations if
possible.
a. _Alpha_ Decay: 234U 23
Discussion 4- NERS 211 W18
January 27, 2018
1
Nuclear Reaction and Q-Value Calculation Practice
Fill out the following nuclear reactions and calculate their associated Q-Values:
1.
6
3 Li
+10 n +?
2.
NERS 211 Review
Part I
April 2017
Review Part I
World energy demand and nuclear energy
Conservation laws
Atoms, nuclei, nucleons, particles
Radioactive decay, radiation, doses.
Radiation stoppin
NERS 211 Midterm Review
Feb 2017
Motivation
World population and energy needs are
increasing
U.S. Census Bureau
Motivation
Energy challenges
World energy demands are ever increasing
and are set to es
NERS 211 Homework #1
Winter 2017
Due January 20, 2017
1. Electronvolt [10 pts]
One electronvolt is defined as the amount of energy gained by an electron
in an electric field with a potential drop of 1
NERS 211 Homework #9
Winter 2017
Due April 14, 2017
Problem 1 Fusion [25 pts]
a) Explain why fusing of light elements releases energy
b) Explain why fusion is possible only at hight temperatures
c) Ex
NERS 211 Homework #6
Winter 2017
Due March 17, 2017
For this assignment, the two discussion groups are divided in four
subgroups. Each person will have to prepare a 3-page writeup on the
respective pr
NERS 211 Review
Part II
April 2017
Fission reactions
Chain reactions
Nuclear reactors
Fusion reactions and reactors
Nuclear weapons
Chain reactions
NERS 211: Fall 2017
Fission
A typical fission
NERS 211 Homework #7
Winter 2017
Due March 24, 2017
Problem 1 [10 pts]
a) Calculate the amount of energy produced by 1 kg of U235
Problem 2 - old material refreshing [30 pts]
Read-up material - Cross-
NERS 211 Homework #8
Winter 2017
Due March 31, 2017
Problem 1 [20 pts]
a) What is TNT equivalent? What is the value of 1kT TNT expressed in
Joules?
b) Calculate the TNT equivalent of complete fission
NERS 211 Homework #4
Winter 2017
Due February 10, 2017
Problem 1 [20 pts]
a) What are the traditional units of neutron cross sections? What is this in
SI units?
b) Define and write down an expression
HW#1
NERS 211
Due: 1/12/18 @SOC
1. [10 pts] Dimensions. Using the fundamental units of mass (M), length (L), time (T), and
charge (Q), identify the dimensions of the following derived quantities an
NERS 211 Discussion 4
September 28, 2017
1
Topics Covered Today
Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation
Radioactive Decay and Activity
Half Life and Decay Constant
Radiation Dose
2
Ionizing and Non-Io
NERS 211 Homework 9
Due: November 17, 2017
1. [20 points] Displacements Due to Irradiation
a) Given that it takes 30 eV to displace 1 atom from a lattice site in Iron, how many
atoms can a 6 MeV alpha
NERS 211 Homework 9
Due: November 17, 2017
1. [20 points] Displacements Due to Irradiation
a) Given that it takes 30 eV to displace 1 atom from a lattice site in Iron, how many
atoms can a 6 MeV alpha
NERS 211 Homework Assignment 6 Solution
Manual
Due Date: October 20th, 2017
1. Vocabulary: (Define all six variables in the six factor formula) (5
points each)
: The ratio of number of neutrons that a
NERS 211 Homework Assignment 8
Due: November 10, 2017
1. Fill in the ordered flowchart below for the once through fuel cycle from front
(uranium ore in the ground) to back (spent fuel disposal). Label
NERS 211 Homework Assignment 6
Due Date: October 20th, 2017
1. Vocabulary: (Define all six variables in the six factor formula) (5
points each)
2. Criticality: On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and hi
NERS 211 Homework 11
Due December 8, 2017
1. Thermonuclear Weapons (20 points)
Fuel used in thermonuclear weapons is solid lithium deuteride (6LiD). The density of
6LiD is 0.82 g/cm3. The fusion react
Homework Assignment 3 Solution Manual
NERS 211 Fall 2017
1. Complete the Following Nuclear Reactions: (5 points each)
(a)
235
U +1 n >142 Xe + 41 n + _
235
U +1 n >142 Xe + 41 n +90 Sr
Q = 167 MeV
(b)
NERS 211 Homework 10
Due December 1, 2017
1. D-D reactions (20 points)
a. Compute the Q values for the basic D-D reactions: 2H + 2H -> 3He + n and 2H +
2H -> 3H + p.
b. Assuming the incident particles
NERS 211 Homework Assignment 8
Due: November 10, 2017
1. Fill in the ordered flowchart below for the once through fuel cycle from front
(uranium ore in the ground) to back (spent fuel disposal). Label
NERS 211 Homework Assignment 7
Due: October 28, 2017
1. Reactor Types:
(a) Name the following for each reactor type acronym: name, coolant
used, and moderator used. (5 points each)
i.
ii.
iii.
iv.
v.