Fundamentals of Radiation Dosimetry 2
Code  Completion  Credits  Range 

16ZDOZN2  ZK  4  2P+2C 
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 Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
 Synopsis:

Quantities and units in dosimetry and radiation protection, recommendations of international commissions ICRP and ICRU on radiation protection and quantities and units, principles of calculations and measurements of fundamental dosimetric quantities, microdosimetry, Monte Carlo method, and ionization cavity theory.
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Subject 16ZDOZ1
 Syllabus of lectures:

1. Stochastic and nonstochastic quantities. Statistical nature of phenomena in radiation physics
2. Calculation of emission of ionizing radiation source with selfabsorption
3. Xray tubes and production of Xrays
4. Determination of fluence at a given point of space for point and volume sources
5. Application of differential crosssections for radiation physics calculations
6. Determination of attenuation, energy transfer and absorption coefficients
7. Charged particle equilibrium and its importance in dosimetry
8. Quantities in microdosimetry  specific and lineal energy
9. Shielding of ionizing radiation
10. Sources, interaction and dosimetry of neutrons
11. Monte Carlo method and its application in radiation physics and dosimetry
12. Principles of calculations and measurements of fundamental dosimetric quantities. Methods of measurements of activity and emission of sources.
13. Dose measurement issues. BraggGray's cavity theory, its consequences and disadvantages
 Syllabus of tutorials:

During the exercises the current topics of lectures are discussed, calculations are demonstrated, and equations for the dosimetric quantities are derived.
 Study Objective:

Knowledge:
Knowledge of quantities and units in radiological physics and dosimetry.
Abilities:
Application of quantities and units in radiological physics and dosimetry.
 Study materials:

Key references:
[1] Fundamentals of Dosimetry, T. Trojek, lecturer study materials, 2018
[2] Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry, P. Andreo, D.T. Burns, A. E. Nahum, J.Seuntjens, F. H. Attix, WileyVCH, 2017. ISBN 9783527409211
Recommended references:
[3] Physics for Radiation Protection, J. E. Martin, WileyVCH, 2013. ISBN: 9783527411764
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