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Safety for Particle Accelerators

by Thomas Otto

Safety for Particle Accelerators

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Book Description

The use of non-standard technologies such as superconductivity, cryogenics and radiofrequency pose challenges for the safe operation of accelerator facilities that cannot be addressed using only best practice from occupational safety in conventional industry. This book introduces readers to different occupational safety issues at accelerator facilities and is directed to managers, scientists, technical personnel and students working at current or future accelerator facilities. While the focus is on occupational safety - how to protect the people working at these facilities - the book also touches on "machine safety" - how to prevent accelerators from doing structural damage to themselves.

This open book offers a first introduction to safety at accelerator facilities. Presenting an overview of the safety-related aspects of the specific technologies employed in particle accelerators, it highlights the potential hazards at such facilities and current prevention and protection measures. It closes with a review of safety management and organization at accelerator facilities.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Safety for Particle Accelerators ebook for free in PDF format (6.7 MB).

Book Details

Title
Safety for Particle Accelerators
Subject
Science and Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2021
Pages
157
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030570309
ISBN10
3030570304
ISBN13 Digital
9783030570316
ISBN10 Digital
3030570312
PDF Size
6.7 MB
License
CC BY

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