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FY6021 - Ionizing Radiation - Interactions and Dosimetry

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The main elements in the course are basic interaction mechanisms between ionizing radiation and matter and the theoretical basis for dosimetry for the use in radiotherapy and diagnostics, as well as for risk assessment of radiation exposure of humans.
Important topics are: Interaction cross sections (classical), mechanisms for interaction of photons, neutrons and charged particles, fundamental entities in dosimetry, cavity theories, radiation equilibrium, applied dosimetry in radiation-based medical diagnostics and therapy, neutron dosimetry, internal dosimetry and personal dosimetry.

Learning outcome

The course provides knowledge about the interaction mechanisms between ionizing radiation and matter, both charged and uncharged particles (photons and neutrons), the theoretical basis for dosimetry of ionizing radiation, and provides the basis for clinical application of dosimetry.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching will be offered concentrated during two separate weeks in the spring semester and will consist of a combination of classroom lectures, calculations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Muntlig presentasjon av selvvalgt tema (individuelt eller i gruppe)

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biophysics (PHBIFY)
Miscellaneous Courses - Faculty of Natural Sciences (EMNE/NV)
Miscellaneous Courses in Science (NTDIV/MN)

Course materials

Will be announced when the course starts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FY8412 4.0 01.09.2017
FY8413 4.0 01.09.2020
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Medical Physics
  • Radiation Biophysics/Radiation Biology
  • Biophysics and Medical Technology
  • Physics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Physics

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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