ERIC Number: ED115468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Radiological Defense. Textbook.
Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Washington, DC.
This textbook has been prepared under the direction of the Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DCPA) Staff College for use as a student reference manual in radiological defense (RADEF) courses. It provides much of the basic technical information necessary for a proper understanding of radiological defense and summarizes RADEF planning and expected operations. This textbook is not intended to provide RADEF operational procedures or direction for the development of RADEF plans and organizations. Such guidance will be found in other DCPA publications. Among the chapters are: (1) an Introduction; (2) Basic Concepts of Nuclear Science; (3) Effects of Nuclear Weapons; (4) Nuclear Radiation Measurements; and (5) Radiological Monitoring Operations and Techniques. (LS)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Washington, DC.