Introduction to Radiation Protection, An

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 7th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Martin, Alan; Harbison, Sam; Beach, Karen; Cole, Peter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-13-833493-9

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This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist.

The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of radiation hazards, radiation detection and measurement and the biological effects of radiation, followed by a consideration of industry-specific radiation protection issues. Further specialised topics include risk assessment, waste management and decommissioning, radiological emergencies, relevant legislation and organizational issues and, new to this edition, environmental radiation protection.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Martin, Alan; Harbison, Sam; Beach, Karen; Cole, Peter
ISBN: 978-1-13-833493-9
Imaging Technology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 7th Ed.
Pages: 226
Illustrations: 25
Year: 2018