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Introduction to Health Physics

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ISBN-10: 0071423087

ISBN-13: 9780071423083

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Herman Cember, Thomas E. Johnson

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List price: $99.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838

Herman Cember, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.Thomas E. Johnson, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Introduction
Review of physical principles
Atomic and nuclear structure
Radiation sources
Interaction of radiation with matter
Radiation dosimetry
Biological basis for radiation safety
Radiation safety guides
Health physics instrumentation
External radiation safety
Internal radiation safety
Criticality
Evaluation of radiation safety measures
Nonionizing radiation safety
Values of some useful constants
Table of the elements
The reference person overall specifications
Source in bladder contents
Total mass attenuation coefficients, [mu]/p, cm[superscript 2]/g
Mass energy absorption coefficients, [mu]a/p, cm[superscript 2]/g
Answers to problems
Index