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Homework4 - the physical properties for an isotope....

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EEE498 Health Physics Principles Spring 2012 Homework is expected to be turned in on time. Presentation and methods for arriving at the answer are just as important as the mathematical answer. Partial credit will be given if the method is correct. Be sure to box the answer and give the units. Students may work together on the homework, but copying is unacceptable. All problems are worth 10 points. Homework Assignment No. 4. Due Tue Jan 31 Chapter 4 Problems: 4.5 4.7 4.13 4.17 4.43 a and b only Note: Several of the problems ask you to calculate the specific activity. Specific activity is one of
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Unformatted text preview: the physical properties for an isotope. Calculate it for one, then just Google it, or use one of the online references for the rest. Cite the reference. and Match the following radiations and typical shielding materials: ___) Alpha a) Water ___) Beta b) Thin Lead Shields ___) Gamma c) Plastic or Polyethylene ___) X-Rays d) Paper ___) Neutrons e) Heavy Lead or Concrete Shields Which of the following radiations have a high linear energy transfer? a) Gamma b) X-Ray c) Alpha d) Beta...
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