Nuclear Physics (Phys 0302463) Syllabus Department of Physics University of Jordan Spring 2014/2015 Instructor : Dr. Bodoor Office Class hours Office Hours : : : Physics 208 Mon Wed 9:30-11:00 AM Mon Wed 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Textbook : Introductory Nuclear Physics by Kenneth S. Krane Grading and Evaluation Policy: Midterm Exam: 30%, Short Exams & Homework: 20%, Final Exam: 50% Topics and approximate number of lectures: Background: A timeline of modern physics and early nuclear physics, fundamental forces and their relation to nuclear physics, atomic vs. nuclear physics, elementary particles, a quick review of quantum mechanics. (3 lectures) Basic Nuclear Concepts and Nuclear Properties: (3 lectures) The nuclear force and the Deuteron as the simplest nuclear (2body) system: (3 lectures) Nuclear force and nucleon-nucleon scattering: (3 lectures) Nuclear Models: (5 lectures) Radioactive decay: α decay, β decay, γ decay (4 lectures) Nuclear Reactions: Fission, Fusion (3 lectures)

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# Nuclear Physics (Phys 0302463) Syllabus