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dc.contributor.authorPhyu, Phyu Win.
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-03T04:19:29Z
dc.date.available2013-01-03T04:19:29Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/51058
dc.description.abstractRadiation has drawn public’s attention after incident at Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Public concerns about increased radiation in their daily life. Although Singapore is 5700 km far away from Fukushima, people in Singapore also concern about the nuclear radiation leakage into air, water and increased in natural background radiation as well. In this report, natural background radiation, different types of adiation, sources of radiation and biological effects of radiation will be discussed for a better understanding. Natural background radiation measurement of radionuclides in soil and natural background radiation in other countries such as US, Japan, China and Turkey will also be discussed. Survey measurement of natural background radiation throughout Singapore Island was performed using a Geiger Muller counter. Lastly,comparing radiation level of Singapore to other countries’ will make sure that Singapore has a comparably low radiation level to other countries in the world and safe environment for people to live in.en_US
dc.format.extent119 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Environmental engineering::Environmental protectionen_US
dc.titleInvestigation of radiation sources in Singapore and typical countries around the worlden_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Zhao Jiyunen_US
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