Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Healt Physics FIZ 430 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RECEP AKKAYA
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. RECEP AKKAYA,
Course Assistants Assistants of Physics Department
Course Category
Course Objective To educate the students on radiation, its effects and protection.
Course Content Atomic structure, binding energies, radioactivity, effect of radiation on living things, important radioisotopes, protection from radiation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the structure of atomic nucleus. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Lists the some basic features of the nuclei. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Define the charged particle radiations such as alpha, beta and neutron and applications of them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Express the usages in diagnosis and treatment of diseases identifying the electromagnetic radiation such as X and gamma. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 List the types of radiation and recognizes radiation sources. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Specifies the ways of protection from radiation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Atomic Structure, Binding Energy [1] Page 1-7
2 Ionisation and Excitation [1] Page 8
3 Radioactivity [1] Page 9-15
4 Half-life and Mean Life [1] Page 15-18
5 Radiation Dosimetry [1] Page 19-20
6 Biological Effects of Radiation [1] Page 65-85
7 Important Radioisotopes I [1] Page 87-94
8 Important Radioisotopes II [1] Page 95-104
9 Midterm
10 Protection from Radiation I [1] Page 107-129
11 Fields Where Radiation is Used I [1] Page 163-169
12 Fields Where Radiation is Used II [1] Page 169-186
13 Student Presentations
14 Student Presentations
Resources
Course Notes [1] Prof. Dr. Tulay Engizek, Sağlık Fiziği, İ. Ü. Fen Fakültesi Basımevi, (1999)
Course Resources Course Notes
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. X
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results, X
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility, X
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal. X
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability, X
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5