Contemporary Health Physics

Contemporary Health Physics : Problems and Solutions

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A comprehensive and practical reference on radiation protection. Describes radiation basics, external and internal dosimetry and biological effects of ionizing radiation. Demonstrates the fundamentals and calculations as they are applied to various health physics fields. Over 375 worked examples, presented within the context of diverse scenarios, aid readers in testing their knowledge as well as applying the concepts to actual situations.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 449 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
  • United Kingdom
  • 3527617183
  • 9783527617180

About Joseph John Bevelacqua

Joseph John Bevelacqua, PhD, CHP, is the manager of health physics at a major midwestern nuclear utility. His health physics experience spans more than twenty years in industry, government, and university settings, and includes the areas of shielding design and analysis, applied radiological protection, and the fuel cycle, accelerator, power reactor, environmental, and university health physics areas. Dr. Bevelacqua was also a key player in the Three Mile Island cleanup. He has written more than sixty published articles in the nuclear field.show more

Table of contents

BASIC CONCEPTS: THEORY AND PROBLEMS. SPECIALIZED AREAS: THEORY AND PROBLEMS. Medical Health Physics. University Health Physics. Fuel Cycle Health Physics. Power Reactor Health Physics. Environmental Health Physics. Accelerator Health Physics. ANSWERS AND SOLUTIONS. Appendices. Index.show more