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Health Physics and Radiological Health Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0683183346

ISBN-13: 9780683183344

Edition: 3rd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Bernard Shleien

List price: $115.00
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Description:

This updated reference serves as a primary source of information for radiation protection professionals. The Handbook provides an encyclopedia of radiation health information, with toxicity tables, classification of workplaces, decay schemes, non-ionizing radiation, and environmental monitoring programs, as well as extensive glossaries on ionizing radiation, light and lasers, ultrasound, and radiofrequency electromagnetic fields.
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 700
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.500
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Estimates of Radiation Doses From Various Sources of Exposure
Commonly Used Units, Signs, Symbols, Conversion Factors and Constants
Rules-of-Thumb and Useful Equations
Standards and Guidances for Limiting Ionizing Radiation Exposure
Interaction of Radiation With Matter
Exposure and Shielding From External Radiation
Neutron Production, Shielding and Activation
Radionuclide Data
Radiation Measurement Instruments
Patient Doses in the Healing Arts
Operational Health Physics
Bioassay and Radiobiological Data
Radiation Dosimetry
Nuclear Transportation Including Shipment of Low-Level Waste
Ionizing Radiation Bioeffects and Risks
Non-Ionizing Radiation
Glossaries
Ionizing Radiation
Light and Lasers
Definitions of Quality Assurance Terms
Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields
Index