Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Radiation and Radiation Protection FIZ 443 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HAKAN YAKUT
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. HAKAN YAKUT,
Course Assistants Research assistants of Nuclear Physics
Course Category
Course Objective With this course, it is aimed to learn the basic principles of radiation protection, to understand international recommendations associated with radiation protection and to recognize the relevant organizations, to learn the effects of radiation on humans, to learn basic IAEA safety standards, to learn the details of the national radiation safety legislation and the necessity of it, to understand the necessity of organization of local radiation safety and methodological interpretation of it, to have an idea about the possible radiological hazards and emergency situations and classification according to practices, and to have an opinion about the international and national intervention criteria for a possible interference.
Course Content Radiation protection principles, Definitions and units, Natural radiation and dose calculations, interaction of radiation with matter, Basic principles of radiation detection and measurements, Effects of radiation on People, Basic Radiation Protection standards, international recommendations related to radiation protection and related institutions reports, National radiation safety legislation, radiation shielding protection, Protection, detection and measurement of radiation, Radiation control and protection programs, Radiation accidents and the prevention of accidents, Radioactive wastes and make them harmless
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain the quantities with their units associated with radiation and radioactivity, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
2 Enumerates the effects of radiation on humans, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Tell the basic principles of radiation protection, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Explain national and international recommendations related to radiation protection, radiation safety legislation and the necessity of it. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Radiation protection principles, definitions and units [1] Page 1-7
2 Natural radiation and dose calculations [1] Page 8-15
3 Interaction of radiation with matter [2] Page 29-52
4 Basic principles of radiation detection and measurements [2] Page 53-65
5 Effects of radiation on People [1] Page 15-30
6 Basic Radiation Protection standards [2] Page 205-226
7 International recommendations related to radiation protection and related institutions reports [4] Page 1-50
8 National radiation safety legislation [4] Page 1-50
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Radiation shielding protection [2] Page 227-247
11 Protection, detection and measurement of radiation [2] Page 248-275
12 Radiation control and protection programs [2] Page 276-310
13 Radiation accidents and the prevention of accidents [2] Page 319-327
14 Radioactive wastes and make them harmless [2] Page 328-340
Resources
Course Notes [1] Nejat Aybers, Ahmet Bayülken, Nükleer Reaktörlerin Güvenliği, İstanbul Teknik Üniversite Matbaası, Gümüşsuyu, 1992<br>[2] Selahattin A. Göksel, Radyasyonların Biyolojik Etkileri ve Radyasyon Korunması, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Matbaası, Gümüşsuyu, 1973<br>[3] Fehime Bayvas, Radyoaktivite Radyasyon ve Nükleer Enerji, 1989.<br>[4] 1990 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection-ICRP, Report No.60 (1990), International Basic Safety Standarts for Protection Against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources - Safety Series:115, International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA (1996), Ulusal mevzuat; TAEK Kanunu (1982), Radyasyon Güvenliği Tüzüğü (1985), Radyasyon Güvenliği Yönetmeliği (2000), Tıpta Tedavi Amacıyla İyonlaştırıcı Radyasyon Kaynaklarını İçeren Tesislere Lisans Verme Yönetmeliği (1994), AB Radyasyondan Korunma Mevzuatı OECD/NEA.
Course Resources [5] Ahmet Kumaş, Radyasyon sağlığı ve güvenliği, Palme Yayıncılık
[6]James E. Martin, Çeviri: Güneş Tanır, Mustafa Hicabi Bölükdemir, Kemal Koç, Radyasyon ve Radyasyondan Korunma Fiziği, Palme Yayıncılık
[7] Ahmet Kumaş, Radyasyon fiziği ve tıbbi uygulamaları, Palme Yayıncılık
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively.
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results,
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources.
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility,
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge,
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal.
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability,
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications,
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
1. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5