Course Description

Course Name

Radiation Safety and Management

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Introduction
This course intended to learn techniques and policies for the radiation protection, radiation safety management,and radioactive waste and transportation.

Course Objectives
Contamination from radioactive materials in the environmental and health science field became more important nowadays. In this course, new techniques and procedures for radiation safety management, protection, and detection will be introduced.

Textbooks
Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection, 3rd edition (Wiley-VCH) authored by James E. Turner

Course introduction and basic mathematical skills

Types of radiation and units of measure

Interaction of photons with matter

Biological effects of radaiation

Mesuting radiation and radioactivity

Radiation protection (1) - Dose limits

Radiation protection (2) - Radiaiton exposure control

Mid-Term

Radiation protection (3) - Required postings and controls

Contamination detection and control (1)

Contamination detection and control (2)

Contamination detection and control (3)

Radioactive waste and transportation (1)

Radioactive waste and transportation (2)

Radioactive waste and transportation (3)

Final-Term

*Course content subject to change