Practical Radiation Protection
Jos van den Eijnde, Lars Roobol
In this book a systematic insight is given in the hazards of applying ionising radiation and in the work methods that can be used to control these hazards to come to an acceptable risk. It is meant for employees in laboratories and in a medical environment and for Radiation Protection Officers.
The first chapters treat in successive order the physical backgrounds, the measurement apparatuses, the quantities and units used in radiation protection, the hazards of ionising radiation, and the measures that are already taken by the Dutch Government and the formulas to assess your own dose.
In the Chapters 9, 10 and 11 the authors describe the measures the worker himself can take for sealed sources and X-ray equipment, for open sources and for medical applications.
The new Chapter 11 descr... lees verder