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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Radiation Field and Shielding in Radiation Protection

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Code Completion Credits Range
16PZS Z,ZK 2 1+1
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Principles of radiation protection, sources of ionizing radiation, calculations of dosimetric quantities, determination of doses, comparison of analytical and numerical calculation techniques.

Requirements:

Subject 16ZDOZ nebo 16ZDO1

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Principles of radiation protection and shielding of ionizing radiation

2.Transport of radiation in matter

3.Radiation field for point source

4.Radiation field for surface and volume source

5.Activation of materials in shielding

6.Materials used to shielding of ionizing radiation

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Calculation of doses for alpha and beta particles

2.Calculation of doses for photons

3.Calculation of doses for neutrons

4.Construction of shielding for X-ray and gamma-ray sources

5.Calculation of radiation field with Monte Carlo method

6.Comparison of analytical and numerical calculation methods

7.Summary and test

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Knowledge of interactions of ionizing radiation and properties of shielding materials.

Abilities:

Shielding calculation of sources of ionizing radiation

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] J.E. Martin: Physics for Radiation Protection, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, 2006

Recommended references:

[1] Fundamentals of Dosimetry, J. Sabol, CVUT publicatin, 1992 (in Czech)

[2] J.J. Bevelacqua: Basic Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1999, ISBN-10:0471297119, IABN-13: 978-0471297116

[3] K. Arshak - O. Korostynska: Advanced Materials and Techniques for Radiation Dosimetry, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2000

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