|Prerequisites:||HP 6403 and HP 6406|
|Catalog Description:||Critical analyses of sources and human exposures; mathematical models through the biosphere; environmental transport, and exposure for nuclear facilities and waste disposal/processing. Crosslisted with HP 6755.|
|Textbooks:||Richard E. Faw and J. Kenneth Shultis, Radiological Assessment: Sources and Doses, First Edition, American Nuclear Society, 1999.|
|Instructors:||Nolan E. Hertel|
Radiological Assessment, Till and Meyer, USNRC, 1983.
Radioecology: Nuclear Energy and the Environment, F. W. Whicker and V. Schultz, CRC Press, 1982.
Radioactive Waste Management, Tang and Saling, Hemisphere Publishing Corp., 1990.
- To integrate the modeling tools to perform radiological assessments of waste disposal sites, nuclear facilities and contaminated sites.
- To use such assessments to evaluate the efficacy of alternative design and restoration options.
- Cover the fundamentals of radioactive waste management.
|Prerequisite by Topic:||Health Physics Fundamentals, Radioactive Decay, Basic Radiation Dosimetry|
- Overview of Radiological Assessment
- Synthesis of Scenario and Exposure Pathways
- Modeling Atmospheric Dispersion of Radionuclides
- Modeling Dispersion of Radionuclides in Surface and Ground waters
- Pathway Analysis/Exposure Pathways
- Aquatic and Marine
- Food Chain
- Accident Scenarios
- Human Health Risk Assessment
- Radioactive Waste Forms
- Regulation and Siting of Waste Management Facilities
- Case Studies
- Public Health, Environmental and Safety Aspects of Waste Management Practices
- Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management
- Transportation of Waste
- Radioactive Waste Storage and Disposal
- Remediation and Stabilization of Contaminated Sites
- Decontamination and Decommissioning
- Midterm Exam
- Term Paper
- Final Exam