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NUC-342 Radialogical, Reactor, and Environmental Safety

This course provides basic concepts and applications in health physics and environmental aspects of nuclear power generation. The topics covered include the biological effects of radiation; dose-rate evaluation; radiation monitoring; radiological safety, reactor effluents, and radioactive waste disposal; regulations governing radiation exposure and the release of radioactivity into the environment; and the environmental impact of nuclear power plants.

Advisory: It is strongly recommended that you do not take any of the Nuclear Engineering Technology and Radiation Protection area of study courses unless your math skills, up to and including derivatives and integrals, are current. Students are responsible for making sure that they have the necessary knowledge.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (NUC-342-OL):
Aug 2020,  Oct 2020,  Nov 2020,  May 2021

Credits: 3

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