3 Mile Island. Chernobyl. Nuclear meltdowns that can spell disaster for decades to come. For a number of professions including nuclear engineering, environmental engineering, radiology, and space physics, the most hazardous aspect of the job is the proper handling of radioactive material and the assessment of radiation doses. This book provides an understanding of the principles and techniques used in modern radiation shield design and analysis.
- Hardback | 575 pages
- 186.2 x 242.8 x 28.4mm | 975.23g
- 01 May 1996
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Characterization of Radiation Fields. Interaction of Radiation with Matter. Common Sources of Radiation. Response Functions. Basic Methods for Radiation Dose Calculations. Special Techniques in Photon Calculations. Special Techniques in Neutron Calculations. Special Techniques for Charged Particles. Deterministic Transport Theory. Monte Carlo Methods for Radiation Transport Calculations.