22. Ionizing Radiation

  1. Roger L. Brauer Ph.D. CSP, PE

Published Online: 23 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047175093X.ch22

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brauer, R. L. (2005) Ionizing Radiation, in Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047175093X.ch22

Author Information

  1. Tolono, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471291893

Online ISBN: 9780471750932

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Keywords:

  • ionizing radiation;
  • physics of radiation;
  • measuring ionized radiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physics of Radiation

  • Hazards

  • Exposure Standards

  • Controls

  • Measurement

  • Radon

  • Irradiated Food

  • Exercises

  • Review Questions

  • Notes

  • Bibliography