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An Introduction to Radiation Protection by 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.
Call Number: RA569 .M37 2019
The Physics and Technology of Radiation Therapy by Introducing the 2nd edition of our highly respected radiation therapy textbook. It covers the field of radiation physics with a perfect mix of depth, insight, and humor.The 2nd edition has been guided by the 2018 ASTRO core curriculum for radiation oncology residents. Novice physicists will find the book useful when studying for board exams, with helpful chapter summaries, appendices, and extra end-of-chapter problems and questions. It features new material on digital x-ray imaging, neutron survey meters, flattening-filter free and x-band linacs, biological dose indices, electronic brachytherapy, OSLD, Cerenkov radiation, FMEA, total body irradiation, and more.Also included:·Updated graphics in full color for increased understanding.·Appendices on board certifications in radiation therapy for ·ABR, AART, and Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.·Dosimetry Data·A full index
Call Number: R895 .M335 2018