Transportation Physical Security Course

This course provides a comprehensive overview of  transportation security of radiological and nuclear materials. This class provides an introduction to both domestic and international best practices and key concepts.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the contents of key International Atomic Energy Association and Nuclear Regulatory Commission documents and regulations (NSS 9-G, NSS 26-G, Technical Reports Series No.1001, 10 CFR part 37, and 10 CFR part 73)
  • Describe the Design Evaluation Process Outline for physical security as it relates to transportation security, specifically detection, delay, and response.
  • Identify threats and use them to create a design basis threat and inform physical security design and procedures.
  • Construct transportation security plans including: Route selection, Timing, evasion, and stops.
  • Describe key security modeling tools and their purposes (SCRIBE, Pathtrace, etc)
  • Conduct a table top exercise modeling a radiological transport event from start to finish.
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