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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Basics of Radiation Protection

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16RAOB ZK 4 4+0
Lecturer:
Tomáš Vrba (guarantor), Marie Davídková, Dana Drábová, Jiří Hůlka, Ladislav Tomášek
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

The course covers the basic principles of radiation protection. It describes not only the current approaches but also points to future developments. The course is accepted as training, which allows obtaining special competence in radiation protection and learner receives appropriate certificate.

Requirements:

Request (recommended) knowledge (subjects):

Sources of ionizing radiation, interaction of the radiation with the matter

Request (recommended) knowledge (subjects):

Basics of dozimetry, units and quantities.

Sources of ionizing radiation, interaction of the radiation with the matter.

Detection precipices for ionizing radiation.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.-2. Effects of ionizing radiation on cells, tissue and organisms

3.-8. Assessment of the doses in radiation protection

9.-10. Limitation of exposure, reference levels

11. Protection measures (distance, time, shielding).

12.-13. Legislation

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Biological effects of IR. The methodology for dose assessment. Determination of human exposure.

Abilities:

Orientation in radiation protection. Simple calculations of human exposure.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Kolektiv autorů: Principy a praxe radiační ochrany, SÚJB Praha 2000

[2] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 103

[3] Atomic Act, ACT. No. 263/2016 of Coll.

[4] Radiation Protection Decree No. 422/2016 Coll.

[5] Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom

Recommended references:

[6] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 100

[7] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 89

[8] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 66

[9] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 60

[10] International Commission on Radiological Protection no. 30

[11] Generic Models for Use in Assessing the Impact of Discharges of Radioactive Substances to the Environment, SRS 19

[12] Czech legislation: https://www.sujb.cz/legislativa/

Note:
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Data valid to 2019-10-18
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