Basics: Atomic theory, nuclear composition, sizes and masses of nuclei, binding energy, radioactive decay, radioactive chains. Nuclear reactions, transmutation of elements, conservation laws, neutron cross sections, interaction of charged particles and gamma radiation with matter.
Fission and fusion: The fission process, energetic of fission, byproducts of fission, energy from nuclear fuels. Fusion reactions, electrostatic and nuclear forces, thermo nuclear reactions in plasma. Energetics of fusion. Comparison of fusion and fission reactions.