141.599 Aspects of Radiation Physical Concepts and Socio-Economic Concepts in Radiation Protection
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Blended Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • be familiar with basic concepts of radiation physics
  • use physics variables and units in a proper way
  • gather the meaning of radiation protection to the technological civilisation of the constitutional state
  • know physical and social concepts of modern radiation protection
  • apply them onto optimisation and aceptance issues
  • contextualize medical applications
  • find their own decision on the nuclear controversity
  • distinguish between natural and anthropogenic radiataion sources (environmental radiation e.g. radon in buliding materials

Subject of course

Introduction to the interaction of ionizing radiation with matter; basic problems and fundamental concepts of today's radiation protection philosophy

Teaching methods

Presentation with discussion including case studies

Mode of examination


Additional information

preliminary meeting and lecture: January 2024



Course dates

Thu16:00 - 20:0018.01.2024Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH VO
Thu16:00 - 20:0025.01.2024Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH VO
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

written examination (according question list)


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue11:00 - 13:0025.06.2024Helmut Rauch Hörsaal - TPH written01.10.2023 00:00 - 24.06.2024 08:00TISS4. Prüfungstermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2023 12:00 06.10.2023 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Not specified
033 261 Technical Physics Elective
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Not specified
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


 Lecture notes for this course and examination questions are available (TUWEL)