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141.611 Radiation protection and dosimetry
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2017W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

The course develops fundamental knowledge in dosimetry and radiation protection. In particular, the historical development of radiation protection, the physical basics of dosimetry of ionizing radiation, the biological action of radiation and the radiation exposure of the public from natural and technological sources are discussed.

Subject of course

Interaction of photons, neutrons and charged particles with matter; description of the radiation field; basic dosimetric quantitites; biological radiation effects; practical aspects of radiation protection; philosophy of dose limitation; radiation exposure of the public; risk communication; radiation accidents.



Course dates

Thu13:00 - 14:3012.10.2017Atominstitut Bibliothek Vorbesprechung
Thu14:15 - 15:4519.10.2017 - 25.01.2018Seminarraum AI Lecture
Mon14:15 - 15:4515.01.2018Seminarraum AI Lecture
Radiation protection and dosimetry - Single appointments
Thu12.10.201713:00 - 14:30Atominstitut Bibliothek Vorbesprechung
Thu19.10.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu09.11.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu16.11.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu23.11.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu30.11.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu07.12.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu14.12.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu21.12.201714:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Mon15.01.201814:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu18.01.201814:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture
Thu25.01.201814:15 - 15:45Seminarraum AI Lecture

Examination modalities


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2017 00:00 28.02.2018 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 453 Biomedical Engineering Mandatory elective
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
412 Subject: Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Dear Colleagues,

The handouts will be available for registered students only.

Best regards,
A. Hirtl & L. Sihver

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses