An Integrated Environment for Computations on Radionuclides and Their Radiation

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Overview describes an integrated environment for computations on radionuclides and their radiation. In addition to providing the necessary background on radionuclides and radiation, the accompanying CD-ROM, for Microsoft Windows operating systems, offers extensive information on the physics and radiology of familiar nuclides. Through an electronic nuclide chart, the user can access codes, via the Internet, for a number of applications which allow the required data to be computed quickly and reliably by means of interactive user guidance. can be used for teaching, research, and for practical applications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540434481
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/12/2003
  • Pages: 271
  • Product dimensions: 8.62 (w) x 10.68 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

About A Quick Tour of 1 Getting Started with 2 Background on Radioactivity.- 3 Nuclide Explorer.- 4 Decay Engine.- 5 Dosimetry and Shielding.- 6 Virtual Nuclides.- 7 Fission Products and Yields.- 8 The Universial Nuclide Chart.- Recommended Readings.- Glossary.- Appendix.- Boxes.- Index.

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