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==== <br> Learning Goals&nbsp;  ====
 
==== <br> Learning Goals&nbsp;  ====
  
*To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate.
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*To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate.  
*To understand the relationship between count rate and desintegrasjon rate.
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*To understand the relationship between count rate and desintegrasjon rate.  
*To understand the uncertainty in measured number of counts and be able to calculate the uncertainty in numbers derived from such numbers.
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*To understand the uncertainty in measured number of counts and be able to calculate the uncertainty in numbers derived from such numbers.  
*Be able to use a radioactivity detector.
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*Be able to use a radioactivity detector.  
*To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.
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*To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.  
 
*Be able to conduct contamination checks.<br>
 
*Be able to conduct contamination checks.<br>
  
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'''Theory'''<br>  
 
'''Theory'''<br>  
  
*Student Guide - [[Radioactive Disintegration (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Radioactive Disintegration]]<br>
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*Student Guide - [[Radioactive Disintegration (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Radioactive Disintegration]]<br>  
*Student Guide - [[Statistics (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Statistics]]<br>
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*Student Guide - [[Statistics (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Statistics]]<br>  
 
*Student Guide - [[Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency]]
 
*Student Guide - [[Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency]]
  
 
'''Experimental'''  
 
'''Experimental'''  
  
*Student Guide - [[Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample]]<br>
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*Student Guide - [[Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample]]<br>  
 
*Student Guide - [[Measurements and Calculations (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Measurements and Calculations]]
 
*Student Guide - [[Measurements and Calculations (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Measurements and Calculations]]
  
 
'''Other'''  
 
'''Other'''  
  
*Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors
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*Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors  
 
*Experience and Feedback from Teachers
 
*Experience and Feedback from Teachers
  
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Latest revision as of 09:41, 9 July 2012

This lab exercise was developed for the UiO KJM 5911 course.


Learning Goals 

  • To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate.
  • To understand the relationship between count rate and desintegrasjon rate.
  • To understand the uncertainty in measured number of counts and be able to calculate the uncertainty in numbers derived from such numbers.
  • Be able to use a radioactivity detector.
  • To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.
  • Be able to conduct contamination checks.


Explaination and Exercise Guide

Theory

Experimental

Other

  • Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors
  • Experience and Feedback from Teachers


Equipment



Safety Aspects