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Courses Offered: Nuclear Safeguards

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Category:  Basics of Nuclear Security and Safeguards

After completing this course, students should be able to understand the importance of nuclear security and safeguards and their relationship to the IAEA, be knowledgeable on the legal agreements that brought about the modern safeguards system, and comprehend the various approaches to implementing a safeguards regime.

Prerequisites: None.

Easy Course, no prior knowledge required.Easy introductory course that requires no prior knowledge

 
 
Category:  Nuclear Safeguards

Students completing this module should be able to explain the need and intent of containment and surveillance; define containment and surveillance; identify equipment commonly used in containment and surveillance; and explain how containment and surveillance can be used at a facility to supplement material accountancy.

Prerequisites: Students taking this module should have a basic understanding of nuclear nonproliferation and applied nuclear material safeguards.

Easy Course, no prior knowledge required.Easy introductory course that requires no prior knowledge

 
 
Category:  Nuclear Safeguards

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.

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

Basic Course, some prior knowledge requiredIntermediate course that requires some prior knowledge or at least one prerequisite course