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PHYS 572 - Introduction to Health Physics

Course Description: 

Health Physics profession; Units in radiation protection; Radiation sources; Interaction od ionizing radiation with matter; Detectors for radiation protection; Biological effects of ionizing radiation; Introduction to microdosimetry; Medical health physics; Fuel cycle health physics; Power reactor health physics; University health physics; Accelerator health physics; Environmental health physics; Radiation accidents.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(PHYS 571)]

Corequisite: 

None