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Høst 2022

FYS-2020 Radiation physics - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for fysikk og teknologi

Type of course

The course is available as a singular course. The course is also available to exchange students and Fulbright students.

Course contents

The course is an introduction to radiation physics, including basic atomic and nuclear models, interaction of photons and charged particles with matter, radiation dosimetry, biological effects of radiation and radiation protection. The practical part of the course will emphasize medical use of radiation.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements: Generell studiekompetanse eller realkompetanse + SIVING.

Local admission, application code 9391 - enkeltemner i ingeniørfag.

Recommended prerequisites: FYS-1002 Electromagnetism, MAT-1001 Calculus 1

Objective of the course

Knowledge - The student can

Skills - The student can

General competence - The student can

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 40 hours

Exercises: 10 hours

Laboratory exercises: 20 hours

Date for examination

School exam 24.11.2022;Off campus exam hand in date 01.11.2022

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.