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Given a body at 50 degrees C with a surface area of 0.15 meters squared and an emissivity of 0.7,...

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Given a body at 50 degrees C with a surface area of 0.15 meters squared and an emissivity of 0.7, calculate the rate of radiant energy leaving the body.

Radiation:

It is the process of exchange of heat from a body to space. The transferred heat varies according to the temperature, area and emissivity of the body. This process can also occur in the absence of any medium.

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Given Data

  • The temperature of the body is: {eq}T = 50^\circ {\rm{C}} = \left( {50^\circ {\rm{C}} + 273} \right)\;{\rm{K}} = 323\;{\rm{K}} {/eq}.
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Radiation Safety in Veterinary Medicine

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Radiation is used in a number of different treatments in veterinary medicine, with the greatest risk being not to the animals being treated but instead to the doctors and staff from repeated and prolonged exposure. Examine the potential negative effects of exposure and the important safety guidelines that regulate the use of radiation in veterinary clinics.


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