Study programme 2020-2021Français
Nuclear Physics I
Programme component of Bachelor's in Mathematics à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-B3-SCMATH-028-MOptional UEDAUBIE EvelyneS824 - Physique nucléaire et subnucléaire
  • DAUBIE Evelyne

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français20000022.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-PHYS-080Nuclear Physics I Theory200000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Address literature and interact within other scientific fields
    • Have a good knowledge of related fields using mathematics

Learning Outcomes of UE

- Basic experimental nuclear physics and radioprotection.

Content of UE

Nuclear physics - course :
- nuclei: structure, size, nuclear forces, binding energy, liquid drop model, stability valley
- nuclear instability: decay law, units, alpha, beta (+ - EC), gamma decays
- low energy nuclear reactions: kinematic, composite nucleus, cross section, resonance, radioisotope production;
- fission
- particles through matter: charged heavy particles, electrons, photons, neutrons
- radiation detectors

-  Geiger counter operation
-  radioactive decay law
-  natural radioactivity study
-  gamma spectrometry
-  gamma absorption in matter

Prior Experience

Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity (basis)

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-080- J. Magill and J. Galy, Radioactivity, Radionuclides, Radiation, 2005, ED Springer
- D. Blanc, Précis de Physique Nucléaire, Dunod, 1999
- J. Franeau, Physique - tome 2, 1980, Leilens Ed

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-080Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-PHYS-080- W.N. Cottingham and D.A. Greenwood, An Introduction to Nuclear Physics, 2d Ed, 2001, Cambridge University Press
- H.A. Enge, Introduction à la physique nucléaire, 1972, Masson et Cie

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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