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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Health Physics
Course Unit Code : 01FZK5148
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Ionizing radiation, dose calculations
2) Production and use of X Rays
3) Interaction of charged particle with matter
4) Interaction of neutrons with matter
5) Interaction of photons with matter
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Introduction to use of radiation sources in medicine and interaction of the various radiation with matter.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Give an introduction to application of physics to medicine
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : General Owerview
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents : General Owerview
Assignments : 10
Exams : 1 mid term 1 final
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
5 10 50  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 7 7  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
165  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
10 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction , fundementals
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 1 , Page: 1-40
2 Introduction atom models
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 2 , Page: 41 - 80
3 Production of X Rays , Emmision of radiation by charged particles, synchrotron radiation,
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 3 , Page: 87 -102
4 Cerenkov radiation, particle accelerators, Linear accelerators,
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 3 , Page: 102 -116
5 Interaction of charged particle with matter, radiation stoping power
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 5 , Page: 141 -156
6 Interaction of charged particle with matter,Bremsstrahlung
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 5 , Page: 156 - 168
7 Interaction of Neutron with matter, Neutron dose deposition
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 6 , Page: 169 - 179
8 Interaction of Neutron with matter, Neutron beams in medicine
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 6 , Page: 179 - 186
9 Interaction of Photon with matter,
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 7 , Page: 187 -212
10 Interaction of Photon with matter,
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 7 , Page: 212 - 234
11 Interaction of Photon with matter,
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 7 , Page: 234 - 262
12 Radioactivity
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 8 , Page: 263- 315
13 Radioactivity
  Study Materials: E.B. Podgorsak, ?Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists?, Chapter 8 , Page: 315 - 349
14 General Owerview