**COURSES
OFFERED IN NUCLEAR ENGINEERING**

**NE 386 Nuclear
Energy Engineering (3+0+0) 3 **

**Core physics, nuclear power
stations, nuclear reactor materials, core thermohydraulics, environmental aspects
of nuclear reactor technology, fuel cycle and economics, nuclear technology
in Turkey. **

**NE 481 Introduction
to Applied Nuclear Science I (3+0+0) 3 **

**Applications of nuclear
reactions and radiation physics, radiation detection, health physics and biological
radiation protection, radioisotope applications, atomic and nuclear physical
foundations of Nuclear Engineering. **

**Prerequisite: PHYS 202 or
Equiv. **

**NE 482 Introduction
to Applied Nuclear Science II (3+0+0) 3 **

**Mathematical and physical
problems of nuclear reactor systems, techniques for handling the transport diffusion
and reactor kinetics equations met in nuclear reactor physics and engineering,
numerical applications. **

**Prerequisite: MATH 252 or
Equiv. **

**NE 502 Nuclear
Engineering Laboratory (2+2+0) 3 **

**Study and determination
of operational characteristics of various radiation detection devices, statistics
of radioactivity measurement; feather analysis; compton scattering; determination
of attenuation coefficient; thickness measurements; neutron beam experiments,
foil counting; build-up and decay analysis, correction factor, coincidence counting.
**

**NE 571 Nuclear
Reactor Theory I (3+0+0) 3 **

**A short review of nuclear
physics including binding energy, nuclear cross sections and nuclear fission;
neutron chain reacting system, the diffusion of neutrons, theory of neutron
moderation; neutron thermalization; Fermi theory of the bare thermal reactor,
the group diffusion method. **

**NE 572 Nuclear
Reactor Theory II (3+0+0) 3 **

**Heterogeneous reactors,
changes in reactivity, control rod calculations, perturbation theory, introduction
to neutron transport theory.**

**Prerequisite: NE 571. **

**NE 578 Fundamentals
of Nuclear Engineering (3+0+0) 3 **

**Application of the fundamentals
of engineering physics to nuclear power generation; basic power cycles and characteristics
of nuclear heat sources, problems peculiar to nuclear reactors in the areas
of energy removal, materials, thermal stresses, biological effects of radiation,
shielding.**

**NE (580-590) Special
Topics in Nuclear Engineering (3+0+0) 3**

**NE 634 Reactor
Dynamics (3+0+0) 3 **

**Derivation of dynamics equations,
solutions to the dynamics equations, linear system stability, non-linear system
stability. **

**NE 664 Reactor
Thermohydraulics (3+0+0) 3 **

**Reactor flux distribution
and reactor heat generation, heat conduction in reactor fuel elements, heat
transfer and fluid flow, heat transfer with change of phase, core thermal design,
maximum temperatures, hot-spot factor. **

**Prerequisite: NE 571. **

**NE 675 Methods
in Reactor Design Analysis I (3+0+0) 3 **

**Review of linear equations
and matrix algebra, difference equations, numerical solutions of equations;
multigroup diffusion methods, transport methods, the Monte Carlo method. **

**NE 676 Methods
in Reactor Design Analysis II (3+0+0) 3 **

**Synthesis method; finite
element method; acceleration of convergence; development of codes utilizing
numerical methods presented. **

**Prerequisite: NE 675. **

**NE 677 Neutron
Transport Theory (3+0+0) 3 **

**General properties of the
transport equation and its solutions; neutron transport without regeneration;
solution of the homogeneous, one speed transport equation, applications of the
simple eigenfunction expansion; halfspace and slab problem; time dependent problems;
numerical methods; invariant imbedding; transport problems in other areas. **

**NE 679 Nuclear
Reactor Engineering (2+0+2) 3 **

**Systems analysis and design
of nuclear reactors; integrating the requirements of reactor physics, control
heat transfer, heat transfer, safety, materials, power production, and fuel
cycle management; economic optimization; computer applications; group design
project. Prerequisite: NE 572, NE 678, NE 664. **

**NE (680-689) Special
Studies in Nuclear Engineering (3+0+0) 3**

**NE 690 M.S. Thesis**

**NE 699 Guided Research
(2+4+0) 4**

**Research in the
field of Nuclear Engineering, by arrangement with members of the faculty; guidance
of doctoral students towards the preparation and presentation of a research
proposal.**

**NE 790 Ph.D. Thesis
**