717-2741/01 – X-Ray Diagnostical Methods (RD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Irena Hlaváčová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Irena Hlaváčová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesHGF, USPIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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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 2+2

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
Other activities


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:

Chung, F.H., Smith, D.K.: Industrial Applications of X-Ray Diffraction

Recommended literature:

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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Systematic preparation for lectures


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Electromagnetic radiation – nature, dual character, wave and particle behaviour. 2. Roentgen radiation – generation, characteristics, sources. 3. Gamma radiation – generation, characteristics, sources. 4. High energy photon interaction with matter – photoelectric effect, Compton effect, pair generation. 5. Roentgen and gamma radiation detection. 6. Difraction analysis methods (X-ray, neutron, electron). 7. Application of hard electromagnetic radiation in industry (material defect detection, seam supervision) 8. Application of hard electromagnetic radiation in health care, chemistry, biology and other branches (diagnostics, radiation). 9. The principles of ionising radiation protection and safety on X- ray working places.

Conditions for subject completion

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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