Health Physics in the 21st Century

  • ID: 2326699
  • Book
  • 586 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Health Physics in the 21st Century presents emerging and maturing radiation–generating technologies that will affect the health physics and radiation protection profession in the 21st Century. Over 200 problems with solutions are provided to illustrate and amplify the material.
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PART I OVERVIEW

1. Introduction

PART II FISSION AND FUSION ENERGY

2. Fission Power Production

3. Fusion Power Production

PART III ACCELERATORS

4. Colliders and Charged Particle Accelerators

5. Light Sources

PART IV SPACE

6. Manned Planetary Missions

7. Deep Space Missions

PART V Solutions to Problems

PART VI Appendices

i. Significant Events and Important Dates in Physics and Health Physics

ii. Production Equations in Health Physics

iii. Key Health Physics Relationships

iv. Internal Dosimetry Primer

v. The Standard Model of Particle Physics

vi. Special Theory of Relativity

vii. Muon Characteristics

viii. Luminosity

ix. Dose Factors for Typical Radiation Types

x. Health Physics Related Computer Codes

xi. Systematics of Heavy Ion Interactions with Matter

xii. Curvature Systematics in General Relativity

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Joseph John Bevelacqua
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