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Radiography

Introduction
History
Present State
Future Direction

Physics of Radiography
Nature of Penetrating Radiation
X-rays
Gamma Rays
Activity
Decay Rate
  -Carbon 14 Dating
Ionization
Inverse Square Law
Interaction of RT/Matter
Attenuation Coefficient
Half-Value Layer
Sources of Attenuation
  -Compton Scattering
Geometric Unsharpness
Filters in Radiography
Scatter/Radiation Control
Radiation Safety

Equipment & Materials
X-ray Generators
Radio Isotope Sources
Radiographic Film
Exposure Vaults

Techniques & Calibrations
Imaging Consideration
Contrast
Definition
Radiographic Density
Characteristic Curves
Exposure Calculations
Controlling Quality

Film Processing
Viewing Radiographs
Radiograph Interp-Welds
Radiograph Interp - Castings

Advanced Techniques
Real-time Radiography
Computed Tomography
XRSIM

References

Quizzes
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References and Resources

Radiography in Modern Industry, Fourth Edition, Eastman Kodak Company,
Rochester, New York, 1980

Nondestructive Testing : Radiography, Ultrasonics, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Eddy Current by Louis Cartz, ASM Intl; ISBN: 0871705176

Introduction to Radiation, the Health Physics Society, The University of Michigan, http://www.umich.edu/~radinfo/introduction/

Tables of X-Ray Mass Attenuation Coefficients and Mass Energy-Absorption Coefficients, NIST Physics Laboratory, http://www.nist.gov/physlab/data/xraycoef/index.cfm
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