Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PHY-126 - Radiation Physics and Protection (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PHY125 and MAT108
This is a course in the principles of radiation protection. Basic philosophies and concepts are discussed in the context of radiation therapy and nuclear medicine. Emphasized is the safe use of radioactive sources, accelerators, X-ray machines and radionuclides.


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