Nuclear Technology (ENE426) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Nuclear Technology ENE426 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of nuclear technology, explain basic nuclear materials, show main components of power plants, explain the fundamentals of enrichment, protection & shielding, introduce fusion energy.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Acknowledgment of Nuclear Technology
  • Understanding Basic Nuclear Power Plants
  • Knowledge about Nuclear Protection and Shielding
  • Learning Nuclear Fuel Enrichment
Course Content Nuclear materials, nuclear power plants and their types, nuclear processes, nuclear fusion reactions, nuclear energy systems, nuclear protection and shielding, enrichment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Nuclear Materials: Fuel
2 Nuclear Materials: Moderator
3 Nuclear Materials: Structure
4 Nuclear Power Plants
5 Nuclear Power Plants
6 Nuclear Plant Types
7 Nuclear Plant Types
8 Nuclear Accidents
9 Midterm Exam
10 Radiation Protection
11 Radiation Shielding
12 Health Physics and Biological Radiation Effects
13 Nuclear Fusion Reactions
14 Nuclear Fusion Energy
15 Fuel Enrichment
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. J.R. Lamarsh, A.J. Barata, Introduction To Nuclear Engineering, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2001
Other Sources 2. A.R. Foster, R.L.Wright Jr., Basic Nuclear Engineering, 4th Edition, Allyn and Bacon Inc., 1983
3. M.M.El-Wakil, Nuclear Heat Transport, American Nuclear Society, 1978

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 8 40
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 11 140
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 5 3 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 15 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 127