An Introduction to the Engineering Aspects of Nuclear Physics

Santanu Ghosh

ISBN: 9789389520651

184 pages

INR 315


This book is meant for those opting for courses where knowledge of applications of nuclear physics is required and also to the people involved in application oriented fields of nuclear physics. This book includes major applications of nuclear physics, such as detector technology, nuclear power, activation analysis, and applications to biology. Students, learning engineering aspects of physics, which is an upcoming course of study in various institutes, will find the book useful.


  • Basic Properties of Nucleus
  • Interaction of Radiation with Matter
  • Nuclear Detectors
  • Nuclear Reaction: Fission and Fusion
  • Nuclear Reactors
  • Radioactive Dating
  • Activation Analysis
  • Nuclear Radiation in Biology and Medicine
  • Appendices
  • Index