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Radiation Safety Problem Solving

Radiation Safety Problem Solving

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Radiation safety problem solving math course for students intending to become Radiation Safety Officers or Radiation Safety Technicians. The objective is to introduce the student to the type of math calculations involved in these occupations and prepare them to be able to perform at a high level. In this presentation we will follow some simple techniques to solve radiation safety related problems. The problems have been taken from real world applications and can expect to be encountered while working in these occupations. Topics that are covered are:

  • SI UNIT PREFIXES
  • RADIATION QUANTITIES: ACTIVITY
  • SCIENTIFIC NOTATION REVIEW
  • RADIATION QUANTITIES
  • UNIT CONVERSION
  • CONVERTING CPM TO DPM
  • RADIOACTIVE DECAY
  • DECAY CALCULATIONS
  • NATURAL BASE AND LOGARITHM
  • PERSONNEL DOSE – EXPOSURE
  • EXTERNAL DOSES: INVERSE SQUARE LAW
  • INVERSE SQUARE LAW
  • EXPOSURE CALCULATIONS – PHOTONS
  • GAMMA CONSTANT
  • DOSE EQUIVALENT CALCULATION
  • SHIELDING
  • SUM OF THE FRACTIONS