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Title An Introduction to radiation protection / Alan Martin ... [et al.].

Edition 6th ed.
Publication Info. London : Hodder Arnold, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Rosenberg / 3rd Floor Circulating  RA1231.R2 M37 2012    ON THE SHELF  ---
Description x, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: An introduction to radiation protection / Alan Martin and Sam Harbison. 5th ed. 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-235) and index.
Contents The structure of matter -- Radioactivity and radiation -- Radiation units -- Biological effects of radiation -- Natural and man-made radiation -- The system of radiological protection -- Radiation detection and measurement -- The external radiation hazard -- The internal radiation hazard -- Practical health physics techniques -- Radiation protection in the nuclear industry -- Radioactive waste and the decommissioning of radioactive facilities -- Radiation protection in the non-nuclear industry -- Radiation protection in medicine -- Risk assessment -- Radiological incidents and emergencies -- Legislation and regulations related to radiation protection -- The organization and administration of radiation protection services.
Subject Radiation -- Physiological effect.
Radiation -- Safety measures.
Added Author Martin, Alan D. (Alan Douglas)
ISBN 9781444146073 (pbk.)
1444146076 (pbk.)