## Solutions for Introduction To Health Physics

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Two blocks of mass 0.1 kg and 0.2 kg approch each other on a frictionless surface at velocities of...Problem 2.2P:

A bullet whose mass is 50 g travels at a velocity of 500 m/s. It strikes a rigidly fixed wooden...Problem 2.3P:

Compute the mass of the Earth, assuming it to be a sphere of 25,000 miles circumference, if at its...Problem 2.4P:

An automobile weighing 2000 kg and going at a speed of 60 km/h collides with a truck weighing 5...Problem 2.5P:

A small electrically charged sphere of mass 0.1 g hangs by a thread 100-cm long between two parallel...Problem 2.6P:

A capacitor has a capacitance of 10F . How much charge must be removed to cause a decrease of 20 V...Problem 2.7P:

A small charged particle whose mass is 0.01 g remains stationary in space when it is placed into an...Problem 2.16P:

A current of 25 mA flows through a 25-gauge wire, 0.0179 in. (17.9 mils) in diameter. If there are...Problem 2.17P:

An electron starts at rest on the negative plate of a parallel plate capacitor and is accelerated by...Problem 2.24P:

(a) A 1000-MW(e) nuclear power plant operates at a thermal efficiency of 33% and at 75% capacity for...Problem 2.28P:

The specific heat of water in the English system of units is 1 Btu per pound per degree Fahrenheit;...Problem 2.33P:

How many cubic meters of water must fall over a dam 10-m high in order to generate the electricity...Problem 2.34P:

(a) Calculate the speed of a 25-MeV proton. (b) What is the percent increase in mass of this proton...Problem 2.38P:

How much sub-butuminous coal (20,000 kJ/kg) would it take to generate the electricity needed to keep...Problem 2.41P:

How much oil (138,690 Btu/gal) would it take to generate the electricity needed to keep a 100 W of...# Browse All Chapters of This Textbook

Chapter 2 - Review Of Physical PrinciplesChapter 3 - Atomic And Nuclear StructureChapter 4 - Radiation SourcesChapter 5 - Interaction Of Radiation With MatterChapter 6 - Radiation DosimetryChapter 7 - Biological Basis For Radiation SafetyChapter 8 - Radiation Safety GuidesChapter 9 - Health Physics InstrumentationChapter 10 - External Radiation SafetyChapter 11 - Internal Radiation Safety

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Chapter 2, Problem 2.1PGiven: De-Broglie Wavelength, λ=0.01 A=1×10−12 m Mass of the proton, mp=1.67×10−27 kg Initial...Given info:. V=1000Vd=0.01mm=9.11×10−31kgq=1.602×10−19C. Formula used:. Kinetic energy KE=12mv2....Introduction: When an alpha particle having kinetic energy ‘Ea’and charge ‘q’ is ejected on a gold...Given: A µ-meson has a charge of −4.8×10−10sC and a mass 207 times that of the resting electron....Formula used: The formulas 1λ=R(1n12−1n22) and c=fλ is used to compute the wavelength frequency and...Formula used: The equation which is used to find the radii of the electronic orbits is:...Chapter 3, Problem 3.23PGiven Information: Atomic mass of parent beta particle = 14.003241989 Atomic mass of daughter beta...

Given Information: Volume of solution = 1ml Activity of 198Au =370 Bq Activity of 131I = 185 Bq...When Radium-226 decay, it emits a particles each a particle is a helium nucleus with 2 electrons and...Given: Conversion efficiency= 30% Power output= 50W Formula used: The average energy of 90Sr beta...Given: 1.5% U-4, 93.5% U-5, 5.0% U-8. Percentages are by weight. Avogadro's Constant =...Given: The half- life of lead is 22 yr and the original quantity of lead is 100 mCi . Concept used:...Given: Density, ρ=13.6 g/cm3 Atomic mass, m=200.6 g/mol Calculation: The mole density of Hg is,...Given: Atomic mass of Lead, m=207 g/mol Density of lead, ρ=11.36 g/cm3 Formula Used: The attenuation...Calculation: The graph is plotted for counting per min to the thickness of the absorber. The count...Chapter 5, Problem 5.21PGiven: Energy, E1=1MeV Energy, E2=10MeV Thickness, x=25cm Cross-section,...Given: FeCrNiAAbun(%)σC (b) AAbun(%)σC (b) AAbun(%)σC (b)...Chapter 6, Problem 6.1PGiven: The below data has been given to plot the graph. Formula used: μ=0.693t1/2 Calculation: The...Given: Activity of 99mTc -labeled sulfur colloid is 3 mci (111 MBq) The deposited percentage of the...Given: ERR is 0.1-0.4 per Gy. Formula used: Probability of Causation=ERR1+ERRRR=1+ERR Calculation:...Given info: The particle size is 1 μm The annual dose limit is 0.02 Sv Formula used:...Given: Mean activity, n¯=400 cpm Number of counts per minute, n = 400 cpm Formula used: Standard...Given: True mean counting rate is 50 cpm Mean counts in 1-min, n¯ = 50 Exact counts, n =50 counts...Chapter 9, Problem 9.14PGiven: (370−Bq) 210Po = 370 nucleus disintegrate second The rate of alpha from source, N=(25%)(370αs...Given: Source emits, S = 107 neutron s The fast neutron flux, ϕ = 10 neutronscm2. s Attenuation...Given: Dose equivalent rate at the surface = 2mSV (200mrems) Assumption: Y-90 is in equilibrium with...Given: Mean radioactivity concentration, C=3.3 MBq/m3 (in 2 hour ) Formula used The effective...Given: Mass of thyroid is mt=20 g Formula used: The initial dose rate is D˙0=q(Bq)×1tpsBq×EE(...Given info: Water boiler reactor core at a rate is 4 L/min Coiled stainless steel tube’s inside...Given: For criticality, η=ε=p=f=1k∞=1 Formula used: The mean number of fission neutrons per neutron...Given: Mass, m=500 mg Count per minute, c=500 cpm Formula used: The saturated activity is given by...Chapter 13, Problem 13.22PGiven: Average power level, P=20 W PRF=1000 pulses/s Pulse width τ=1μs Formula used: The duty cycle...Given: PRF=200 pulses/s Pulse width τ=5μs Formula used: The duty cycle is calculated using the...

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