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Curriculum | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Subject: Nuclear Physics Code: 09010605

Curriculum

Subject: Nuclear Physics Code: 09010605

S.No. Topic Learning Objectives(At the end of the session, the student should be able to) Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time as per UGC
1 1. Nuclear Mass

2.Binding Energy

3.Properties of Nucleus.

4. Determination of mass of Nucleus by Bain Bridge and Bain Bridge & Jordan mass spectrograph.

5. Det. Of Charge by Mosley law.

6. det. Of size of Nucleus.

·         1. Nuclear mass and binding energy, systematic nuclear binding energy.

·         2. Nuclear stability,

·         3. Nuclear size, spin, parity, Statistics magnetic dipole moment, quadruple moment (shape concept)

·         4. Determination of mass by bain-bridge spectrograph.

·         5. Determination of charge by Mosley law

·         6. Determination of size of nuclei by Rutherford back scattering.

To cover: Nuclear mass and binding energy, systematic nuclear binding energy, Nuclear stability, Nuclear size, spin, parity, Statistics magnetic dipole moment, quadruple moment (shape concept), Determination of mass by Bain-bridge spectrograph, Bain-bride and Jordan mass spectrograph, Determination of charge by Mosley law, Determination of size of nuclei by Rutherford back scattering. 1White board teaching

2. Power point presentation

3.Visit to Nuclear Research Center

4.Video related to subject such as NPTEL Lectures for better understanding of concept

4. Numerical and conceptual problem solving approach.

 

 

8 hrs
2 1. Interaction of heavy charged particles with matter.

2.Energy loss

3. Energetics of Alpha decay.

4. Geiger –Nuttal law.

5. Beta spectrum and Neutrino hypothesis,

6. Beta decay and its Energetics.

7. Energy loss of Beta particle.

8. Nature and Energetics of Gamma Ray

9.Passage of Gamma radiations through matter

10. Electron – Positron annihilation

11. Absorption of Gamma rays.

1. Interaction of heavy charged particles (alpha particles) with matter.

2.Alpha disintegration and its theory.

3. Energy loss of heavy charged particle (idea of Bethe formula, no derivation),

4. Energetics of alpha-decay, range and straggling of alpha particles &Geiger-Nuttal law.

4. Introduction of light charged particle (beta-particle), origin of continuous beta-spectrum (neutrino hypothesis)

4Types of beta decay and Energetics of beta decay.

5   Energy loss of beta-particles (ionization), range of electrons, Absorption of beta-particles.

6. 6Interaction of gamma ray, nature of gamma rays, Energetics of gamma rays,

7. Passage of gamma radiations through matter (photoelectric, Compton and pair production effect).

7. Electron position annihilation. Adsorption of gamma rays (mass attenuation coefficient) and its application.

Interaction of heavy charged particles (alpha particles) with matter, Alpha disintegration and its theory, Energy loss of heavy charged particle (idea of Bethe formula, no derivation), Energetics of alpha-decay, range and Geiger-Nuttal law, Introduction of light charged particle (beta-particle), origin of continuous beta-spTypes of beta decay and Energetics of beta decay. Energy loss of beta-particles (ionization), range of electrons, Absorption of beta-particles Interaction of gamma ray, nature of gamma rays, Energetics of gamma rays, Passage of gamma radiations through matter (photoelectric, Compton and pair production effect), Electron position annihilation. Adsorption of gamma rays (mass attenuation coefficient) and its application. 1White board teaching

2. Power point presentation

3.Video related to subject such as NPTEL Lectures for better understanding of concept

4. Numerical and conceptual problem based on the topic

5. Demostration.

 

10 hrs
3 1. Nuclear Reactions.

2. Conservation Laws & Q value.

3. General aspects of Reactor design.

4. Nuclear Fission Reactor.

4. Nuclear Fusion Reactor.

5.. Linear Accelerator.

6. Tandem accelerator.

7. Cyclotron Accelerator.

1. Nuclear reactions, Elastic scattering, Inelastic scatting,  Nuclear disintegration, photonuclear reaction, Radiative capture Direct reaction, heavy ion reactions and spallation Reactions

2. Conservation laws. Q-value and reaction threshold.

3. Nuclear Reactors General aspects of Reactor design.

4.  Nuclear fission reactor (Principles, construction,

5. Nuclear fusion reactor (Principles, construction, working and use). 6.Linear accelerator, 7.Tendem accelerator,

8. Cyclotron accelerator

Nuclear reactions, Elastic scattering, Inelastic scatting, Nuclear disintegration, photonuclear reaction, Radiative capture, Direct reaction, heavy ion reactions and spallation Reactions, Conservation laws. Q-value and reaction threshold, Nuclear Reactors General aspects of Reactor design, Nuclear fission reactor (Principles, construction, working and use)

Nuclear fusion reactor (Principles, construction, working and use).

Linear accelerator, Tendem accelerator,Cyclotron accelerator

1White board teaching

2. Power point presentation

3.Video related to subject such as NPTEL Lectures for better understanding of concept

5. Classroom discussion.

 

12 hrs