ASPECTS OF CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR SECURITY

Degree course: 
Corso di Second cycle degree in PHYSICS
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
48
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (48 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

Oral examination with presentation of a short essay.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The student will be able to critically assess the risks associated with the development of new technologies and the conscious management of emergencies.

The student will also acquire knowledge of the current regulatory environment for chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear risk mitigation.

CBRN risks, challenges and terrorism

The scenario

Forecasts

International Treaties and Conventions on CBRN

Case study 1: Dual use researches of concern

Case study 2: Sensitive knowledge proliferation

Case study 3: The import-export voluntary regimes

Assessment on the risk of the production/use of CBRN devices from terrorist group: realities and myths

A table-top exercise

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Specialized teaching material will be provided by the teacher.

Lectures, video projections, short essays on specific aspects.

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