22.12 Radiation Interactions, Control, and Measurement


Class Info

The interaction, attenuation, and biological effects of penetrating radiation, especially neutrons and photons. Physical processes of radiation scattering and absorption, and their cross-sections. Outline of health physics. Biological effects of radiation, and its quantification. Principles of radiation shielding, detection, dosimetry and radiation protection.

This class has 8.02 as a prerequisite.

22.12 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by A. Danagoulian.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-121.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

You can find more information at the Nuclear Science and Engineering (Course 22) < MIT site or on the 22.12 Stellar site.

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