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RPT-2750 Introduction to Radiation Generating Devices

This course will study the safe use of radiation generating devices. The focus is on how to operate these devices in a safe manner and in compliance with the state and federal regulations and the guidelines promulgated by recognized governing agencies and committees. Course topics covered include radiation generation, emission, and the devices that produce radiation, including units of measure, dosage levels, exposure levels, background levels, ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable), and protection methods.

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 (RPT-2750-OL):
Apr 2024

Credits: 3

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