Radiation and Radionuclide Toxicology (TOX 310.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
TOX 310 01 September 2016 Patricia Thomas (primary instructor)

Description

Discusses natural and artificially produced radionuclides, units of radiation measurement, processes of decay and fission, interaction of radiation with matter, doses, risks of effects, and radionuclide transfer through ecosystems. Provides students with the knowledge to assess potential environmental impacts and health hazards from exposure to ionizing radiation from natural background, uranium mining and medical sourses. A 2 hour tutorial once a week is included.

Prerequisite(s)

BIOL 120; BIOL 121; and CHEM 112 or PHYS 115.

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