eBook Radiation, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438137567
  • ISBN-13: 9781438137568
  • DDC: 539.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Explains the nature of radiation in its many forms and explores what is and isn't dangerous about radiation, explaining its effects in matter in both living and non-living things.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Types and Sources of Radiation.
2: The Effects of Radiation.
3: Radiation and the Environment.
4: Industrial and Medical Uses of Radiation.
5: Radiation Detection and Measuring.
6: Radiation Avoidance and Protection.
7: Medical Treatment of Radiation Poisoning.
Conclusion.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
Index.