COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Nuclear Physics II * FZ   404 8 3 3 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Mustafa TOPAKSU
Instructors
Prof.Dr.İSA DUMANOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.İSA DUMANOĞLU2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
teaching concepts of nuclear decay and radioactivity. Provide better understanding of nuclear structure and nuclear reactions of radioactive decays
Content
Radioactive decay: Production and decay of radioactivity Growth of daughter activities, types of decay, natural radioactivity Solution related problems Measurement of nuclear reactions: Interaction of radiation with matter, Gas-filled counters Scintillation detectors, semiconductor detectors, counting statistics, Energy measurement Coincidnece measurements and time resolution, other dedector types Solution related problems Chapter 8 : Alpha Decay: Basic decomposition reactions, systematic of decomposition, emission theory angular momentum and parity in alpha decay , decay spectroscopy, energy released in alpha decay, solution related problems Chapter 9: Beta Decay: Fermi theory of beta decay, classical experimental verification of Fermi Theory, angular momentum and parity selection rules, Double beta decay, solution related problems Gamma decay: Energetics of Gamma Decay Quantum mechanical expression, angular momentum and parity selection rules

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explain the basic concepts and principles in the field of physics.
X
2
Evaluate the developmets in the field of Physics by using scientific methods and techniques.
X
3
Combine the knowledge in the field of physics with the other scientific area.
X
4
Identify problems in the field of physics and for the solutions apply the analytical and simulative methods.
X
5
Explain the methods of producing scientific knowledge in the field of physics.
X
6
Reach the Information in the field of physics, for the purpose of classification, and uses.
X
7
Use the advanced theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the field of physics.
X
8
Design experiments in the field of physics.
X
9
Inform the specialist or non-specialist groups, orally or in writing on issues related to physics.
10
Use the information technologies in Physics area for their purpose.
11
Take responsibility as a team or alone to overcome the problems encountered in the field of physics .
12
Plan and manage the activities for the professional developments of emplyees under his/her responsibilities.
13
Classify, use and critically evaluate the knowledg taken by his/her efforts.
14
Know that learning process is life-long and acts accordingly.
X
15
Both with colleagues, as well as off the field of builds relationships ethically use information, communication technologies. Define necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improve himself/herself accordingly.
16
Have knowledge of a foreign language at least monitoring developments in the field of physics.
17
Know the importance of individual development.
X
18
Monitor the developments in the field of physics, learn and evaluate in terms of social ethics.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Radioactive decay: Production and decay of radioactivity study related chapter in the book
2 Growth of daughter activities, types of decay, natural radioactivity study related chapter in the book
3 Solution related problems study related chapter in the book
4 Measurement of nuclear reactions: Interaction of radiation with matter, Gas-filled counters study related chapter in the book
5 Scintillation detectors, semiconductor detectors, counting statistics, Energy measurement study related chapter in the book
6 Coincidnece measurements and time resolution, other dedector types study related chapter in the book
7 Solution related problems study related chapter in the book
8 midterm exam exam
9 Chapter 8 : Alpha Decay: Basic decomposition reactions, systematic of decomposition, emission theory study related chapter in the book
10 angular momentum and parity in alpha decay , decay spectroscopy, study related chapter in the book
11 energy released in alpha decay, solution related problems study related chapter in the book
12 Chapter 9: Beta Decay: Fermi theory of beta decay, classical experimental verification of Fermi Theory, angular momentum and parity selection rules, study related chapter in the book
13 Double beta decay, solution related problems study related chapter in the book
14 Gamma decay: Energetics of Gamma Decay study related chapter in the book
15 Quantum mechanical expression, angular momentum and parity selection rules study related chapter in the book
16-17 final exam study related chapter in the book

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
W. N. Cottingham and D. A. Greenwood An Introduction to Nuclear Physics, Second Edition.