141.104 Practical Course on Radiation Protection
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018S, PR, 4.0h, 5.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: PR Project

Aim of course

Knowledge of instrumentation and techniques in radiation protection

Subject of course

Practical course covering the following topics: Calibration of radiation detectors, measurement of attenuation coefficients and build-up factors for gamma rays, thermoluminescence dosimetry, dose distribution in a water phantom, shielding of beta and gamma rays, sealed and unsealed sources, gamma spectrometry, PUREX process



Course dates

Tue11:30 - 12:0006.03.2018Seminarraum AI Vorbesprechung
09:00 - 17:0016.04.2018 - 20.04.2018 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Practical Course on Radiation Protection - Single appointments
Tue06.03.201811:30 - 12:00Seminarraum AI Vorbesprechung
Mon16.04.201809:00 - 17:00 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Tue17.04.201809:00 - 17:00 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Wed18.04.201809:00 - 17:00 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Thu19.04.201809:00 - 17:00 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Fri20.04.201809:00 - 17:00 Strahlenschutzpraktikum
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Documentation, short presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
12.03.2018 07:00 30.03.2018 15:00 30.03.2018 16:00



Lecture notes for this course are available. Das Skriptum wird während des Praktikums ausgegeben. B. Dörschel, V. Schuricht, J. Steuer, Praktische Strahlenschutzphysik (Spektrum, Heidelberg, 1992). C. Grupen, Grundkurs Strahlenschutz (Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 1998). G. F. Knoll, Radiation Detection and Measurement (Wiley, New York, NY, 2000). W. Stolz, Radioaktivität: Grundlagen - Messung - Anwendungen (Teubner, Wiesbaden, 2005).

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of radiation protection as dose, doserate, activity, decay,..

Accompanying courses


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