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RADI.5010L Radiation Safety and Control I (Formerly 98.501)

Id: 001209 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 4

Description

This course provides a theoretical basis for radiological sciences and protection, with a rigorous review of the fundamentals of radiation physics including nuclear reactions, radioactivity and the kinetics of radioactive decay, natural and man-made radiation sources, the characteristics of ionizing radiation, radioactivity analysis, radiation dose quantities and measurement, external and internal radiation dosimetry, and radiation protection techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: PHYS 2100 Introductory Modern Physics, MATH 2340 Differential Equations or MATH 2360 Eng Differential Equations with a 'C-' or higher.

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