Induced fission by thermal neutrons;
Possibility of a chain reaction;
Need for a moderator in thermal reactors;
Control of the reaction rate;
Factors influencing choice of material for moderator, control rods and
Examples of materials;
Safety aspects concerning fuel used, shielding, emergency shut-down,
production, handling and disposal of active wastes;
Production of man-made nuclides and examples of their practical
applications, e.g. in medical diagnosis
How does a nuclear power station work?
Is it safe?
Nuclear reactor, moderator, control rods, transmutation