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Title: The Science of Nuclear Materials: A Modular, Laboratory-based Curriculum

The development of a curriculum for nuclear materials courses targeting students pursuing Master of Arts degrees at The George Washington University is described. The courses include basic concepts such as radiation and radioactivity as well as more complex topics such the nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear weapons, radiation detection and technological aspects of non-proliferation.
Authors:
 [1] ; ;  [2]
  1. Department of Chemistry and Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052 (United States)
  2. Department of Physics, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22436712
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nuclear Data Sheets; Journal Volume: 120; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2014 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; EDUCATION; EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES; NUCLEAR FUELS; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; PROLIFERATION; RADIATION DETECTION; RADIOACTIVITY