MS1PRI - The Application of Radioisotopes in Industry

Course specification
Course title The Application of Radioisotopes in Industry
Acronym MS1PRI
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    The goal Students gain knowledge about the applications of radioisotopes in industry.
    The outcome Students are trained to plan, organize and work with sealed and unsealed sources of radiation in industry.
    Contents of lectures Production of radioisotopes; principles, significance and scope of radioisotopes application. Using radioisotope for marking, level measuring, thickness measuring, gauging. The application of chemical action of radiation. Application of the biological action of radiation. Sterilization of medical instruments and pharmaceuticals. Gamma-defectoscopy. Industrial radiography.
    Contents of exercises Follows the topics covered by theoretical lessons.
    1. G. A. Johansen, P. Jackson, Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements, Wiley Series in Measurement Science and Technology, 2004. (Original title)
    2. Radioactive isotopes and radiations, ed. by Ivan Draganic, Naucna knjiga, 1963.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 1
    Methods of teaching 45 hours of theoretical lectures + 15 hours of auditory exercises
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 40
    Projects 30
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 0