Applied Radiobiology and Radiation Protection

Applied Radiobiology and Radiation Protection

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This book aims to give concise coverage of the physical and biological basics of radiation biology and protection. Beginning with a description of the methods of particle detection and dosimetric evaluation, the book discusses the effects of ionizing radiation on man, from the initial physico-chemical phase of interaction to their conceivable pathological consequences."
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  • Hardback | 667 pages
  • 160.02 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 680.39g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130399914
  • 9780130399915

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Sources of ionizing radiation and their interactions with matter; detection and measurement of ionizing radiation; dosimetry; biological effects of ionizing radiation; effects of ionizing radiation on the human body; natural radioexposure; medical radioexposure; industrial radioexposure of electronuclear origin; radioexposure due to human activities other than the medical uses of ionizing radiation, the functioning of nuclear power plants, or atomic testing; radioexposure due to experimental nuclear explosions; radiation protection; accidents and incidents with external and/or internal radioexposure.
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