ENNE 4110 - Nuclear Instrumentation, Radiation Protection and Health Physics
(2) Credit Hours
Instrumentation and supporting systems required for control and protection of a nuclear power plant. Radiation measurement, process measurement, and reactor operating principles used to develop instrumentation requirements and characteristics. Design and implementation issues include power supplies, signal transmission, redundancy and diversity, response time, and reliability. External and internal dosimetry, biological effects of radiation, radiation detection, and radiation risk assessment. Introduction to health physics and application of personal protection devices and monitoring. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: ENGR 2220, 2240 or 2250, 2700, 2700L; ENNE 4010, or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Supplementary course fee assessed.
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