Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
SYE 4502 Radiation Protection and Health Physics
Prerequisites: SYE 3501
This course covers the fundamentals of individual and population health protection against the harmful effects of radiation Topics included are: different sources of radiation, interaction of radiation with matter, radiation exposure principles and measurement, relationship between radiation exposure and biological damage, radiation protection and safety standards and guidelines, radiation protection instrumentation, internal and external radiation protection, pathways of radiation movement in the environment and radiation shielding.
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