480-4014/01 – Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation (DoIZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr AlexaSubject version guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type A
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ALE02 Doc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
UHL72 Mgr. Radim Uhlář, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To get knowledge of basic dosimetric quantities and methods of their determination.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject is focused on basic concepts of dosimetry, dosimetric quantities and their measurement and calculations with an emphasis on practical issues in radiation protection.

Compulsory literature:

T.K. Gupta, Radiation, Ionization and Detection in Nuclear Medicine, Springer, 2013. P. Andreo et al., Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Textbook and Solutions, Wiley, 2017.

Recommended literature:

The 2007 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, ICRP Publication 103, Ann. ICRP 37 (2-4), 2007

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Completing of selected tasks.


Other requirements

Active participation in lectures and measurements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Radiation field, fluence. 2. Basic dosimetric quantities. 3. Biological effects of ionizing radiation. 4. Intrinsic contamination, ingestion and inhalation. 5. Aims and basic principles of radiation protection. 6. Radiation monitors and personal dosimeters. 7. Execursion to a personal dosimetry service laboratory. 8. Diagnostic and therapeutic irradiation. 9. Radon in buildings. 10. Irradiation from natural sources (building materials, water). 11. Practical dosimetric measurements. 12. Dosimetric calculations.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Obligatory laboratory measurements and complete reports of all measurements.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics AJF P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type A study plan
2019/2020 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics AJF P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type A study plan

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