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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4470 - Radiological Engineering

An introductory lecture and laboratory course on health physics principles and laboratory skills. Lecture topics include radioactive decay, dosimetry for internal and external exposures, shielding design and regulations on radiation safety. Experiments include calibration and operation of survey meters, measurements of various radioactive samples using NaI and HPGe gamma spectrometers, gas proportional counter, liquid scintillation counter, and MOSFET dosimeters, and a project on shielding design using MCNP code.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 2830 or equivalent.

When Offered: Spring term annually .

Credit Hours: 4

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