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EMCH 557 - Introduction to Radiation Shielding and Sources

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: Not auditable.

Instructor: Travis Knight

Note: APOGEE STUDENTS ONLY. Graduate Credit Only

Course Description

Radiation interactions and transport, design of radiation shields, point kernel, and Monte Carlo methods. Dosimetry, buildup factors, radiation sources, and shield materials.

General Information

class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:20pm-3:35pm

Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of March 21, 2018, 8:29 pm (Subject to change)

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