Science - Course - Introduction to Radiation Physics

  • Course Code: MDPH601
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3 Cr.:3Lec.)
  • Course Type: Mandatory Course (MC)

Course Description

Elements of atomic and nuclear physics, Radioactivity, Radioactive decay, Nuclear stability, Concepts of experimental nuclear physics, Electromagnetic radiation, Radioactive materials, Production of isotopes, Isotopes in Medicine, Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter, Basic Teletherapy machines, Different types of isotopes units, Penumbra, Mould room techniques. Radiological units, Measurements and applications, Applications in Radiological Safety, Air Kerma, Exposure Rate, Dose rate, , Interaction of radiation with matter, Attenuation, Photoelectric effect, Compton Scattering, Pair Production, Heavy particle, Beth block formula, Energy dependence, Bragg curve, Neutron moderation, Ionization chamber, Proportional counter, Geiger Muller counter.