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Radiation uses in industry and science.

Lloyd E. Brownell

Radiation uses in industry and science.

by Lloyd E. Brownell

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Published by University of Michigan in [Ann Arbor] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear engineering.,
  • Nuclear energy -- Industrial applications.,
  • Radioisotopes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9153 .B73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 420 p.
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5841024M
    LC Control Number61061830

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    Radiation includes particles and electromagnetic waves that are emitted by some materials and carry energy. The kind of radiation discussed below is called ionising radiation because it can produce charged particles (or ions) in matter. X-rays, gamma-rays, alpha particles, beta particles and neutrons are all examples of ionising radiation. Application of radiation in medicine Chapter 9 Radiation used for diagnostic purposes In this chapter we shall discuss the use of radiation of different kind for medical imaging. This include ordinary x-ray film, the use of contrast media, fluorescent screens, image intensifiers, CT and the .


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Radiation uses in industry and science by Lloyd E. Brownell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Radiation uses in industry and science. [Ann Arbor] University of Michigan, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd E Brownell.

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The study of the radiation chemistry may be viewed from three directions: life, industry, and basic knowledge. Industrial Uses There are many industrial uses of radioactive materials, including material density evaluation, product sterilization, quality control, static elimination, and electricity generation.

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Food irradiation is used in food processing to help ensure food safety. In food irradiation, ionizing radiation uses electricity, x-rays and gamma rays to destroy microorganisms, such. Radiation detectors placed Radiation uses in industry and science. book the body detect the radiation emitted and, with the aid of computers, build up an image of the inside of the body.

Radiation is used in industry in detectors that monitor and control the thickness of materials such as paper, plastic and aluminium. Radiation - Radiation - Applications of radiation: The uses of radiation in diagnosis and treatment have multiplied so rapidly in recent years that one or another form of radiation is now indispensable in virtually every branch of medicine.

The many forms of radiation that are used include electromagnetic waves of widely differing wavelengths (e.g., radio waves, visible light, ultraviolet. studies of radiation industry workers and studies of people receiving large doses of medical radiation also have been an important source of knowledge.

Scientists learned many things from these studies. The most important are: The higher the radiation dose, the greater the chance of developing cancer. Uses of Radiation in the Medical Industry Although scientists have only known about radiation since the s, they have developed a wide variety of uses for this naturalto benefit humankind, radiation is used in medicine, academics, and industry, as well as for generating addition, radiation has uses in such areas as agriculture, space exploration, law enforcement.

Introduction to Ionizing Radiation. This note provides an introduction to the basic properties of ionizing radiations and their uses in medicine, industry, science, and environmental studies. Also discusses natural and man-made radiation sources, energy deposition and dose calculations, and various physical, chemical, and biological processes.

Trained technicians use radiography to image materials and products much like a dentist uses radiation to x-ray your teeth for cavities. There are many industrial applications that rely on radioactivity to assist in determining if the material or product is internally sound and fit for its application.

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Uses in Industry Beta rays have a number of important uses in industrial processes. Since they can pass through some materials, they are used to gauge the thickness of films of material coming off production lines such as paper and plastic film.

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The book includes links to further online readings, image. Medical Uses. There are many uses of radiation in medicine. The most well known is using x rays to see whether bones are broken.

The broad area of x-ray use is called radiology. Within radiology, we find more specialized areas like mammography, computerized tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine (the specialty where radioactive material is usually injected into the patient). Most simply put, radiation is energy that travels through space as either waves or high speed particles.

There are two types of radiation: non-ionizing radiation and ionizing radiation. Together these two types of radiation form the electromagnetic spectrum, shown below in Figure 1. Another area where ionizing radiation is commonly used is the medical field.

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