Introduction to Radiation Protection

Practical Knowledge for Handling Radioactive Sources

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02585-3 (Print) 978-3-642-02586-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction

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    Pages 4-18

    Units of Radiation Protection

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    Pages 19-30

    Basic Nuclear Physics

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    Pages 31-56

    Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter

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    Pages 57-89

    Detectors for Radiation Protection

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    Pages 90-109

    International Safety Standards for Radiation Protection

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    Pages 110-118

    Organization of Radiation Protection

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    Pages 119-142

    Practical Safety Measures1

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    Pages 143-159

    Radiation Sources

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    Pages 160-168

    X Rays and X-Ray Regulations

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    Pages 169-189

    Environmental Radioactivity

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    Pages 190-211

    Nuclear Power Plants

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    Pages 212-228

    Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation

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    Pages 229-237

    Radiation Accidents

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    Pages 238-246

    Non-Ionizing Radiation

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    Pages 247-271

    Solutions to the Problems

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    Pages 272-278

    Written Test on Radiation Protection

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    Pages 279-322

    Radiation-Protection Glossary1

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 323-417