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Preface and Acknowledgements
What is radioactivity?
Recognition and classification of radioactive materials
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absorbed dose activity alpha particles alpha sources aluminium atomic number beta particles beta sources body boron bremsstrahlung Caesium charged particles chemical Code of Practice container Contamination monitors curie Curium detect dose equivalent dose rate meter dosimeters effects of radiation electron capture emitted energy exposed exposure film badge flux gamma sources gamma-rays gauges geiger counter genetic effects given half thickness half-life handled hazard Hence instrument Iodine ionization label laboratory maximum permissible dose measured mrem/h neutron sources nuclear nuclide number of neutrons open and sealed open source material orbit round package produced Protoactinium protons quality factor radiation area radiation dose radiation protection radioactive nuclide radiography Radiological Protection Radionuclide Radionuclide Symbol Mass radiotoxicity radium remember from chapter roentgen round the nucleus scintillation counter sealed sources Symbol Mass number tamination Technetium Tellurium thickness of lead Things to remember Thorium tion tissue toxicity type of radiation uranium usually vehicle waste x-radiation x-rays