The table below lists the lecture notes.

LEC # | TOPICS | LEC SLIDES / REFERENCES |
---|---|---|

1 | Neutron Fundamentals / Microscopic Interactions | (PDF) |

2 | Macroscopic Interactions | (PDF) |

3 | Nuclear Data | (PDF) |

4 | R-Matrix Theory |
(PDF) (PDF) |

5 | Neutron Thermalization | (PDF) |

6 | Scattering Laws / SANS |
(PDF) |

7 | Neutron Detection | (PDF) |

8 | Review of Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Monte Carlo |
Monte Carlo Lec [Pages 1-3 through 1-8] |

9 | Collision Physics and Sampling |
Monte Carlo Lec [Pages 2-1 through 2-8, pages 3-7 through 3-22, pages 5-1 through 5-40] |

10 | Tallying and Uncertainties |
Monte Carlo Lec [Pages 6-1 through 6-26] |

11 | Variance Reduction Techniques |
Monte Carlo Lec [Pages 9-1 through 9-24] |

12 | Criticality Safety / Monte Carlo Criticality |
Monte Carlo Lec Monte Carlo Lec |

13 | Derivation of Transport Equation |
LEC #13 and LEC #14 are based on the following textbook: Duderstadt, James J. and William R. Martin. Chapter 1 in |

14 | Boundary Conditions, Interface Conditions | |

15 | Simple Analytical Solutions to TE |
LEC #15 through LEC #25 are derived from various chapters in the following textbooks: Duderstadt, James J. and William R. Martin. Chapter 1 in Bell, George I. and Samuel Glasstone. Lewis, E. E. and W. F. Miller, Jr. |

16 | Integral Form of TE | |

17 | Collision Probability Method | |

18 | Discrete Ordinate Method | |

19 | PN Method / Diffusion | |

20 | Linearity of TE / Reciprocity Relation | |

21 | Adjoint Equation / Perturbation Theory | |

22 | Variational Methods | |

23 | Photon Transport / Image Rendering | |

24 | Molecular Dynamics I | |

25 | Molecular Dynamics II |