Practical applications of radioactivity and nuclear radiations : an introductory text for engineers, scientists, teachers and students [E-Book] / G.C. Lowenthal, P.L. Airey.
Lowenthal, G. C., (author)
Airey, P. L., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001
1 online resource (xxvii, 337 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Atoms, nuclides, radionuclides
  • Units and standards for radioactivity and radiation dosimetry and rules for radiation protection
  • Properties of radiations emitted from radionuclides
  • Nuclear radiations from a user's prespective
  • Ionising radiation detectors
  • Radioactivity and countrate measurements and the presentation of results
  • Industrial applications of radioisotopes and radiation
  • Application of tracer technology to industry and the environment
  • Radionuclides to protect the environment.