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Nuclear Security and Safeguards Education Portal: Nuclear Material Accountancy

by Centre for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives on May 17, 2022
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Description

Module Description: In this module, students will be introduced to nuclear material accountancy, including measurement systems, equipment, and uncertainty calculations.

Prerequisites: Students taking this module should have completed the Basic Radiation Detection and Introduction to Statistics courses.

Learning Objectives: After completing this module, students should be able to describe the parties involved in nuclear material accountancy, determine how to setup an accountancy system for a facility, calculate any material unaccounted for and the corresponding uncertainty, name common measurement techniques and in what applications they should be used, and know the main difficulties of nuclear material accountancy.

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