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NUCL 2950U – Radiation Protection


Defines and introduces basic concepts in radiation safety; dose limits and risk; protection from external radiation: time, decay and distance, shielding, access control; external radiation hazards; radiation surveys; internal radiation hazards; behaviour of internal sources, annual limit on intake, derived air concentration for tritium, radioiodines, particulates; bioassay; contamination control; basic principles of radiation dosimetry; calculation of internal and external body radiation exposures; regulations concerning radioactive materials; safe working with radiation.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 3 (biweekly)
Prerequisite(s): ENGR 2500U or NUCL 2500U  
Credit restriction(s): ENGR 2950U, RADI 2100U



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