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  1. Nuclear Engineering Program COL Mark Visosky Program Director Briefing to the Classes of 2009 and 2010

  2. Nuclear Engineering Study at USMA (for Class of 2010 and later) • Nuclear Engineering Major • 17 Courses, 9 taught by the department • Nuclear Engineering Science Major • 13 Courses, 8 taught by the department • Nuclear Engineering Core Engineering Sequence • 3 Courses, all taught by the department NE496 visit to USS Alexandria

  3. Nuclear Engineering Major (NEN0)(Class of 2009) (NES0) Courses Specific to the major CE300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design CE364 Mechanics of Materials EE301 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering EV385 Introduction to Environmental Engineering MA364 Engineering Mathematics ME311 Thermal-Fluid Systems I ME312 Thermal-Fluid Systems II ME370 Computer Aided Design ME480 Heat Transfer NE300 Nuclear Reactor Analysis NE355 Advanced Nuclear Reactor Design NE400 Nuclear Engineering Seminar NE456 Nuclear Weapons and Weapons Effects NE452 Instrumentation and Shielding NE496 Advanced Nuclear System Design Project II PH365 Modern Physics PH374 Medical Radiation Physics Technical Elective Note 1: For cadets in the nuclear engineering major, the PH252 core laboratory program will have a nuclear science component.. Courses in the major taught in the Physics Department Core courses Courses in the major taught outside Physics Department Courses not taken by NES0

  4. Nuclear Engineering Major (NEN0)(Class of 2010) (NES0) Courses Specific to the major CE300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design CE364 Mechanics of Materials EE301 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering MA364 Engineering Mathematics ME311 Thermal-Fluid Systems I ME312 Thermal-Fluid Systems II ME370 Computer Aided Design ME480 Heat Transfer NE300 Nuclear Reactor Analysis NE355 Advanced Nuclear Reactor Design NE400 Nuclear Engineering Seminar NE450 Nuclear Weapons and Weapons Effects NE452 Instrumentation and Shielding NE495 Advanced Nuclear System Design Project I NE496 Advanced Nuclear System Design Project II PH365 Modern Physics PH374 Medical Radiation Physics Note 1: For cadets in the nuclear engineering major, the PH252 core laboratory program will have a nuclear science component.. Courses in the major taught in the Physics Department Core courses Courses in the major taught outside Physics Department Courses not taken by NES0

  5. Learning Model General Engineering & Sciences ME370 EE301 MA364 Atomic & Nuclear Physics CE300 PH365 Core Curriculum NE300 Environment & Radiation Reactor Power Plants NE450 Nuclear Reactor Physics, Theory, & Design NE400 (Dirty Bombs) PH374 NE495/6 NE452 Nuclear System Design NE300 Design Project Instrumentation & Measurements NE355 NE355 CE300 ME311 Nuclear Weapons NE452 ME312 CE364 Shielding ME480 USCC Mil Sci NE 450 Multi-disciplinary!

  6. NE355 Reactor Core NEDP-1 NE452 Shielding Exercise PH252 GM Counters NaI Detectors MCA/GENIE Gamma Spectroscopy NE450 or NE456 Nuclear Weapons Effects Design NE495/6 Design Project NEDP-2 NE355 Transport Theory MCNPX Basics NE355 BF3 Neutron Neutron Flux Map NE452 NaI, HPGe, GM MCA/GENIE NE495/6 MCNPX K-code Lattice (Design Project) NE450 or NE456 MCNPX HPAC Dosimetry Computation (Industry Code) Experiment Nuclear Engineering Program Threads

  7. Nuclear Engineering Major Statistics • Number of NE majors (NEN0+NES0) per class year: Indian Point • 14 of 14 NE majors from the Class of 2008 • passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

  8. Nuclear Engineering CES Statistics • Number of NE CES cadets per class year:

  9. PH 374 Trip to the SKCC Program Activities National Ignition Facility

  10. NE456 Trip to the UN Program Activities Mobile Reactor

  11. Program Activities High Altitude Nuclear Effects NE355 visit to Indian Point

  12. Nuclear Engineering Major (NEN0)(Class of 2011) (NES0) Courses Specific to the major CE300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics and Design CE364 Mechanics of Materials EE301 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering MA364 Engineering Mathematics ME311 Thermal-Fluid Systems I ME312 Thermal-Fluid Systems II ME370 Computer Aided Design ME480 Heat Transfer NE300 Nuclear Reactor Analysis NE355 Advanced Nuclear Reactor Design NE400 Nuclear Engineering Seminar NE450 Nuclear Weapons and Weapons Effects NE452 Instrumentation and Shielding NE495 Advanced Nuclear System Design Project I NE496 Advanced Nuclear System Design Project II PH365 Modern Physics PH374 Medical Radiation Physics Note 1: For cadets in the nuclear engineering major, the PH252 core laboratory program will have a nuclear science component.. Courses in the major taught in the Physics Department Core courses Courses in the major taught outside Physics Department Courses not taken by NES0