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Radiation Detectors for Industrial Facility Systems

COURSE NO: D06-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Radiation Detectors for Industrial Facility Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a basic understanding of instrumentation and control necessary for safe operation and maintenance of energy facilities and their support systems. In particular, this course describes the principles of radiation detection, detector operation, circuit operation, and specific radiation detector applications.


This 6 PDH online course is applicable to industrial and nuclear engineers, construction and design personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of radiation detectors.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Radiation detection terminology
  • Radiation types
  • Circuitry and circuit elements
  • Types of detectors
  • Types of counters
  • Types of ionization chambers
  • Types of nuclear instrumentation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Module 6, "Radiation Detectors" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1013/2-92, "Instrumentation and Control".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Radiation Detectors for Industrial Facility Systems (5 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Module 6 of this DOE publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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