13D061MNME - Measuring Methods in Nuclear, Medical and Ecological Techniques

Course specification
Course title Measuring Methods in Nuclear, Medical and Ecological Techniques
Acronym 13D061MNME
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      The goal Getting to know modern methods of measurement in nuclear, medical and environmental engineering.
      The outcome Ability to select appropriate measuring instruments and conduct elaborate measurements in the fields of nuclear, medical and environmental engineering.
      Contents of lectures Radiation detection and dosimetry at accelerators and nuclear reactors. Dosimetry in medical applications of radiation. Microdosimetric measurements. Radiation portal monitors. Industrial X-ray computed tomography. Applications of CT for non-destructive testing and material characterization. Environmental dosimetry.
      Contents of exercises
      1. J.K. Shultis, R.E. Faw - Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering (CRC Press, 3rd edition, 2016) (Original title)
      2. B. Mijnheer (ed.) - Clinical 3D Dosimetry in Modern Radiation Therapy (CRC Press, 2018) (Original title)
      3. H.E. Martz , C.M. Logan , D.J. Schneberk , P.J. Shull - X-Ray Imaging: Fundamentals, Industrial Techniques and Applications (CRC Press, 2016) (Original title)
      4. S. Carmignato , W. Dewulf, R. Leach - Industrial X-Ray Computed Tomography (Springer International Publishing AG, 2018) (Original title)
      5. J.R. Mihelcic, J.B. Zimmerman - Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design (Wiley, 2nd edition, 2014) (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures, project assignments, writing research papers.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper
      Practical lessons Oral examination 30
      Seminars 70