Inverse Square Law: Concepts and Mathematics

This tutorial, with quiz; is ideal for a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist wishing to earn 1 CEU credit.

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INVERSE SQUARE LAW:  1 CEU This tutorial gives an overview on Interaction of Ionizing Radiation With Matter

Objectives: Inverse Square Law

Topics to be Covered:

  1. Definition of the inverse square law and the mathematical relationship between intensity and distance
  2. Examples of point sources
  3. Relevance of the inverse square law with respect to radiation safety
  4. Mathematical applications of the inverse square law and practice problems
  5. The Gamma Ray Dose Constant G and its dependence upon inverse square law 


After completion of this tutorial, one should be able to

  1. Define Inverse Square Law and state the mathematical relationship between intensity and distance
  2. Give 2 examples of point sources
  3. Explain the importance of the ISL with respect to Radiation Protection
  4. Solve mathematical problems based on the ISL
  5. Explain how the Gamma Ray Dose Constant G is related to the ISL

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