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17ABBOIZ - Protection Against Ionizing Radiation

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17ABBOIZ KZ 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Jana Hudzietzová (guarantor), Yulia Efremova, Daniela Obitková
Tutor:
Jana Hudzietzová (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is to give students an overview of the issues related to protection against ionizing radiation and dosimetry. Characteristics of basic types of ionizing radiation sources of ionizing radiation and its sources, interactions of Ionising radiation with matter, quantities and units used in dosimetry and radiation protection, detection of ionizing radiation and biological effects of ionizing radiation.)

Requirements:

Successful completion of a written test with the chosen answers. The test will include a total of 20 questions. The evaluation according to the ECTS grading scale.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction.

2. Interaction of ionizing radiation with tissue

3. DNA damage repair, DNA damage and cell cycle

4. Deterministic and stochastic effects. Use of ionizing

radiation

5.Test

6. Excursions to selected workplaces - dosimetry of

ionizing radiation

7. Excursions to selected workplaces - Principles of

detection of ionizing radiation

8. Excursions to selected workplaces - principles and

objectives of radiation protection

9. Excursions to selected workplaces - radiation

monitoring

10. Atomic structure. Radioactivity

11. Types and properties of ionizing radiation

12.11.5.2017 - Teaching by odd Monday

13.Sources of ionizing radiation. Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter

14. Test

Syllabus of tutorials:

Exercises are not.

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to give students an overview of the issues related to protection against ionizing radiation and dosimetry.

Study materials:

Martin, J. E. And Lee, C.: Principles of Radiological Health and Safety, Wiley - Intersience, New Jersey, 2003

Sabol, J. and Weng, P.: Introduction to Radiation Protection Dosimetry. World Scientific Publishing Co.,Singapore 1995

Attix F.H., Introduction to radiological physics and radiation dosimetry, John Wiley, 1986

Note:
The course is a part of the following study plans:
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