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TFY4365 - Ionizing Radiation - Interactions and Dosimetry

About

New from the academic year 2022/2023

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral exam 100/100 1 hours

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

Classroom lectures, calculations and group work.

Oral presentation as compulsory activity.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral presentation

Further on evaluation

Oral exam. Compulsory presentation.

Resit exam in August.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced when the course starts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FY8413 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
FY6021 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

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

Examination

Examination arrangement: Oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Oral exam 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Oral exam 100/100
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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