Understand every important aspect of health physics with this complete overview of the field
If it’s an important topic in the field of health physics, you will find expert, well-written discussion of it in this trusted text. Introduction to Health Physics, Fifth Edition spans the entire scope of the field and offers an effective problem-solving approach that once mastered will serve you throughout your career. Logically divided into fourteen sections, beginning with a review of physical principles, coverage includes radiation sources, radiation dosimetry, radiation safety guidelines, evaluation of safety measures, and more.
The Fifth Edition has been updated to reflect the many changes in the practice of ionizing and nonionizing radiation safety, in calculation methodology, and in the methods for demonstrating compliance with the safety standards that have occurred since publication of the previous edition.
Learning and teaching aids include more than 380 Homework Problems and 175 Example Problems. The text concludes with seven valuable appendices, including Values of Some Useful Constants, Table of the Elements, and The Reference Person Overall Specifications.
There truly is no better way to master the essentials of the dynamic field of health physics than Introduction to Health Physics, Fifth Edition.
About the Author
Thomas E. Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor,Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University