NET 112 Chemistry for Nuclear Technicians (3 credits)

This course will cover the fundamentals of chemistry needed by electrical, mechanical, and Instrumentation and Controls technicians to meet their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requirements, and to fulfill the needs of the nuclear power industry in accordance with ACAD 08-006 so that all graduates have the same basic knowledge necessary to be successful nuclear power plant workers. A study of acids and bases, conductivity, mixtures, solutions, compounds, Periodic Table, pH, properties of gases, and states of matter are discussed. In addition, basic water chemistry control fundamentals, ion exchange theory, principles of water treatment, and applied reactor system water chemistry are covered. Prerequisite: MAT 114 or higher.