NSSEP: Nuclear Material Accountancy (NQ)
Started Aug 26, 2021
Full course description
Module Description: In this module, students will be introduced to nuclear material accountancy, including measurement systems, equipment, and uncertainty calculations.
Prerequisites: Students taking this module should have completed the Basic Radiation Detection and Introduction to Statistics courses.
Learning Objectives: After completing this module, students should be able to describe the parties involved in nuclear material accountancy, determine how to setup an accountancy system for a facility, calculate any material unaccounted for and the corresponding uncertainty, name common measurement techniques and in what applications they should be used, and know the main difficulties of nuclear material accountancy.
Length of module: ~2 hours to complete