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ERIC Number: ED052929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 71
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Living with Radiation. The Problems of the Nuclear Age for the Layman.
Brannigan, Francis L.
The text takes a practical approach to the understanding of industrial radiation hazards. It is intended for the layman who requires a basic understanding of the relationship of radiation problems to his own field. Discussion includes such topics as: uses which benefit mankind; radiation energy versus fission energy; effects of excessive radiation exposure; external versus internal radiation problems; air sampling techniques; containment procedures; contamination and containment procedures; decontamination techniques; radioactive decay; atomic fission process and control; transmutation; and atomic fission criticality hazards and control. Appendices include definitions for 101 atomic terms and tables of commonly used radioisotopes. (JG)
Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.70)
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Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC.