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EEE498 Health Physics Principles Spring 2012 Homework Assignment No. 2 Solution Set
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EEE498 Health Physics Principles Spring 2012 7.17 x 10 J produced by the power plant burning coal. The same amount of electricity 16 was produced at the same efficiency and capacity (coal plants normally run closer to 40% efficiency, but the problem states to use the same efficiency). 7.17 x 10 J x (1kg/27 x 10 J) = 2.7 x 10 kg
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Unformatted text preview: 16 6 9 EEE498 Health Physics Principles Spring 2012 Extra Problem Consider an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength of 1 x 10 m.-10 a) What is the frequency (See example 2.18) b)What is the energy in eV? EEE498 Health Physics Principles Spring 2012 c) This is greater than the threshold energy to ionize human tissue (10-20 eV/ion pair) so it is ionizing radiation in the X-Ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum ....
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