# PX396 - Nuclear Physics

**Module code:**PX396**Module name:**Nuclear Physics**Department:**Physics**Credit:**7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

To introduce the concepts and models of nuclear physics. To describe experimental methods used to probe nuclear properties.

###### Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the module, you should: Be able to describe the properties and structure of stable nuclei; Understand the properties of the nuclear force properties; Be aware of the constraints on a quantum model of the nucleus; Understand the shell model and be able to explain radioactive processes including beta decay and its properties

###### Timetabled teaching activities

15 lectures

###### Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/current/teach/syllabi/year3/px396/

## Module assessment

Assessment group | Assessment name | Percentage |
---|---|---|

7.5 CATS (Module code: PX396-7.5) | ||

B (Examination only) | Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) | 100% |

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core

N/A

###### Optional Core

N/A

###### Optional

- Undergraduate Physics (BSc) (F300) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Physics (with Intercalated Year) (F301) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 5
- Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 4
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc) (GF13) - Year 3
- Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (with Intercalated Year) (GF14) - Year 4