Code: 17ABBOIZ Protection Against Effects of Ionizing Radiation
Lecturer: Ing. Jana Hudzietzová Weekly load: 2+0 Assessment: KZ
Department: 17111 Credits: 2 Semester: S
The aim of the course is to give students an overview of the issues related to protection against ionizing radiation and dosimetry. Characteristics of basic types of ionizing radiation sources of ionizing radiation and its sources, interactions of Ionising radiation with matter, quantities and units used in dosimetry and radiation protection, detection of ionizing radiation and biological effects of ionizing radiation.)

2. Interaction of ionizing radiation with tissue

3. DNA damage repair, DNA damage and cell cycle

4. Deterministic and stochastic effects. Use of ionizing


6. Excursions to selected workplaces - dosimetry of
ionizing radiation

7. Excursions to selected workplaces - Principles of
detection of ionizing radiation

8. Excursions to selected workplaces - principles and
objectives of radiation protection

9. Excursions to selected workplaces - radiation

10. Atomic structure. Radioactivity

11. Types and properties of ionizing radiation - Teaching by odd Monday

13.Sources of ionizing radiation. Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter

14. Test
Recommended literature:
Martin, J. E. And Lee, C.: Principles of Radiological Health and Safety, Wiley - Intersience, New Jersey, 2003

Sabol, J. and Weng, P.: Introduction to Radiation Protection Dosimetry. World Scientific Publishing Co.,Singapore 1995

Attix F.H., Introduction to radiological physics and radiation dosimetry, John Wiley, 1986
Ionizing radiation, Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter, Quantities and units used in dosimetry, Monte-Carlo method