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2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSCI 53400 - Applied Health Physics

Credit Hours: 3.00. Lecture and case studies related to the application of radiation dosimetry and shielding principles to the practice of health physics, including environmental and in-plant monitoring, emergency response, decommissioning and decontamination, operational criteria for meeting ALARA exposure limits, and the transport, disposal and treatment of radioactive waste. Epidemiological studies related to radiological accidents and nuclear power are also examined. Typically offered Spring.