Syllabus

Prerequisite

Permission of instructor.

Description

This course introduces fundamentals of radon physics, geology, radiation biology; provides hands on experience of measurement of radon in MIT environments, and discusses current radon research in the fields of geology, environment, building and construction, medicine and health physics.

Format

Students will attend five 2-hour class sessions. There will be 4 sets of study assignments. Each student will be expected to write a report on a selected element after doing a literature survey, and also give a presentation.

Grading


ACTIVITIES PERCENTAGES
Class Attendance and Participation 25%
Assignments 20%
Element Report: Literature Survey 30%
Project Presentation 25%

Required percentage to pass this course is 95%.