ERIC Number: ED192094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Nuclear Technology Series. Course 11: Radiation Detection and Measurement.
Technical Education Research Center, Waco, TX.
This technical specialty course is one of thirty-five courses designed for use by two-year postsecondary institutions in five nuclear technician curriculum areas: (1) radiation protection technician, (2) nuclear instrumentation and control technician, (3) nuclear materials processing technician, (4) nuclear quality-assurance/quality-control technician, and (5) nuclear reactor (plant) operator trainee. This course, Radiation Detection and Measurement, contains eight modules: Statistics of Radiation Counting; Gas-Filled Detectors I: Ionization Detectors; Gas-Filled Detectors II: Proportional Counters; Gas-Filled Detectors III: Geiger-Mueller Counters; Scintillators, Semiconductors and Spectroscopy; External Personnel Dosimeters for Beta-Photon Monitoring; Neutron Detectors, Dosimetry and Activation Analysis; and Radiological Calibration and Standardization. Each module follows a typical format including the following sections: introduction, module prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, materials, procedures, data tables, reference materials, and tests. (A master index and suggested program planning guides are also available--see CE 026 856 and CE 026 639-643.) (LRA)
Descriptors: Instrumentation Technicians, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Measurement Equipment, Nuclear Energy, Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, Technical Education, Technical Occupations
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 4800 Lakewood Dr., Suite 5, Waco, TX 76710 (Modules are available individually or by course; write for prices)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Center, Waco, TX.
Identifiers: Nuclear Energy Occupations; Nuclear Power Plants; Nuclear Technology; Radiation Monitors; Radioactivity
Note: For related documents see CE 026 639-672, CE 026 779-780, CE 026 782-785, and CE 026 855-856.