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STUDY PLANS
2024/2025

Standards and metrology

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Code Completion Credits Range
16NAM ZK 2 2P+0C
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Objectives and requirements of metrology, interpretation of radiation quantities and units in metrology, theoretical and experimental basis of metrology (uncertainties, relative and absolute measurements, data processing and evaluation of results of measurements, radiation etalons), evaluation of basic radiation quantities (activity, emission rate, exposure, absorbed dose), intercomparison measurements, metrology law and relevant regulations.

Requirements:

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. General metrology.

2. Legal metrology, units, metrology law.

3. Metrology in the Czech Republic.

4. Standardization of the activity, proportional detector, Townsend process.

5. Liquid scintillator, coincidence method.

6. Preparation of the sources.

7. Standardization of the neutron sources, Mn- bath.

8. Secondary standardization of the activity, radionuclide calibrators.

9. Data evaluation, uncertainty A and B.

10. Calorimeter as absolute method for doze, kerma and exposition measurement.

11. Standardization of the exposition and kerma, air-free chamber, cavity chamber.

12. Photon beams for secondary standardization, X-ray spectra, structure of the laboratory.

13. Measurement of the ionization current.

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Knowledges:

Knowledges about interpretation of radiation quantities and units in metrology. The system of data processing and interpretation of results, including errors and uncertainties.

Abilities:

Process and evaluate the measured data according to appropriate standards of metrology. Identify the fundamentals of ionizing radiation.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Sabol J., Introduction to metrology of ionizing radiation, Publisher CTU Prague 1982 (in Czech)

Recommended references:

[2] Act No. 505/1990 Coll. Metrology

[3] Boháček, J., Metrology, Vyd. ČVUT Praha, 2017 (in Czech)

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