Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1416010 Living Environment and Radiation 2.0 2
Description Since this planet was formed, radiation coexists with it. Radiation exists anywhere including our living surroundings and our body. The lecture will mainly cover: 1.Introduction to radiation; 2.Natural radiation: including cosmic rays, radiation from the ground surface, atmospheric radiation, radiation from water, radiation from food, radiation within the body; 3.Artificial radiation: radiation employments for medical care, agriculture, and industry; 4.Radiation from nuclear plants, dust fall from nuclear detonation; 5.Radiation dose and protection.