Aug 10, 2020   1:16 a.m. Vavrinec
Academic information system

Course syllabus I-URY - Accelerators (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

     Information sheet          ECTS          Syllabus          

     Slovak          English          

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
• Credit eligibility = exam admission: 100% participation at the seminars and completion of all seminar projects. The projects will be evaluated by <0-20> points.
• Reaching at least 60% at the exam test (i.e. at least 48 points out of 80)
Evaluation scale: A – <92-100> points
B – <83-92) points
C – <74-83) points
D – <65-74) points
E – <56-65) points
FX – <0-56> points

Logical "AND" shall be applied between criteria for the credit and the exam.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Understanding of working principles of all types of accelerators and mastering basics of particle and beam dynamics in standard particle accelerator components. Reading of expert texts on particle accelerator with competence. Getting an overview on application potential of particle accelerators. Electrostatic accelerators, linear accelerators, cyclotrons, synchrotrons, applications of accelerators in materials sciences, nuclear physics, medicine.
Course contents:
1. Recapitulation of basic properties of electric and magnetic fields.
2. Classification of particle accelerators.
3. Static characteristics of accelerated particles.
4. Dynamic characteristics of accelerated particles.
5. Physical principles of charged-particle acceleration.
6. Introduction to longitudinal beam dynamics.
7. Introduction to transverse beam dynamics.
8. Introduction to ion-beam physics.
9. Electrostatic accelerators.
10. Circular accelerators.
11. Application of accelerators in materials science.
12. Application of accelerators in medicine.
Recommended or required reading:
SCHARF, W H. Biomedical Particle Accelerators. New York: American Institute of Physics, 1994. 731 p. ISBN 1-56396-089-3.
PAVLOVIČ, M. Accelerator Technology for Medical Physicists [elektronický zdroj]. Bratislava : Nakladateľstvo STU, 2013. ISBN 978-80-227-4106-4.
PAVLOVIČ, M. Electrostatic Accelerators for Materials Science [elektronický zdroj]. Bratislava : Nakladateľstvo STU, 2013. ISBN 978-80-227-4107-1.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 17

58,8 %5,9 %
17,6 %
0 %
17,7 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Márius Pavlovič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
14. 5. 2019
prof. Ing. Márius Pavlovič, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/14/2019.

Type of output: