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MEDPHYS 4F03 - Fundamentals of Health Physics

3 unit(s)

Introduces students to the fundamentals of occupational and environmental health physics encountered in the nuclear power, medical and research fields. Concepts include principles and regulatory framework for radiation safety; key dosimetric quantities, units and models; doses from internal and external exposures to ionizing radiation; elements of a radiation safety program; and environmental exposure pathways.
Three lectures; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV or above of a program in the Faculties of Science, Health Sciences, or Engineering. MEDPHYS 4B03 , ENGPHYS 3L04  or ENGPHYS 3D03  is recommended.



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