516-0896/01 – X-Ray Defectoscopy (RD)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří LuňáčekSubject version guarantordoc. Ing. Irena Hlaváčová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
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HLA58 doc. Ing. Irena Hlaváčová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Arrange knowledge of generation of the X-rays and  radiation and their basic features Creatively combine knowledge from classical and modern physics, solid state, quantum and nuclear physics and apply it to practice Come to realize the physical principles of the processes taking course in matter interacting with the high-energy electromagnetic radiation and their consequences Acquire compendium of application possibilities in industry Summarize the principles of ionizing radiation protection Solve the simple exercises and discuss their results Interpret knowledge in term of solving of the practice problems

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work
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Předmět patří do skupiny profilových předmětů oboru a navazuje na předmět Rentgenové diagnostické metody. Cílem předmětu je dát posluchačům systematický výklad teoretických a praktických aspektů radiační defektoskopie a fyzikálních základů ionizujícího záření s prostředím. Studenti jsou uvedeni do problematiky praktických radiačních defektoskopických zkoušek.

Compulsory literature:

Sproull, W.T.: X-rays in practice

Recommended literature:

Brown, J.G.: X-rays and their applications

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Principles of radiography, units and definitions. 2. Basic characteristis of ionizing electromagnetic radiation (wavelength, X-ray radiation, gamma radiation, quantum fluctuations, X-ray and gamma radiation quality, absorption and dispersion of heterogenic radiation). 3. Sources (X-ray sources: high voltage generators, high voltage roentgen lamps, radiation power, mobile devices; gamma radiation sources). 4. Radiography techniques principles (radiation image and film pattern, filtration, intensifiers). 5. Types of recordings, evaluation methods. 6. Detectability of discontinuities (geometric fuzziness, innner fuzziness, measuring parameters selection, image distortion prevention, detection hloubky vady). 7. Radiography of bodies with varying thickness. 8. Application (seam testing, casts, constructions, other application possibilities). 9. Special radiographic techniques. 10. The principles of ionizing radiation protection and health safety on X-ray working places.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
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Graded exercises evaluation Graded credit 100  51
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