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Units of Dose Equivalent

 

Description

Examples

Description

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Dose equivalence has the dimension dose equivalent radioactive energy per mass. The SI derived unit of dose equivalence is the sievert, which is defined as a joule of dose equivalent radiation per kilogram.

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Maple knows the units of dose equivalent listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

sievert

Sv

SI *

sieverts

SI

rem

rem

radiation *

rems

SI

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, rem[radiation] or Sv[SI]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, rem or Sv.

  

 

  

The unit of dose equivalent is defined as follows.

  

A rem is defined as 1100 sievert.

Examples

convert'sievert','dimensions','base'=true

lengthdose_equivalent_index2massdose_equivalent_indextimedose_equivalent_index2mass

(1)

convert1,'units','Sv','rem'

100

(2)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/absorbed_dose

Units/energy

Units/Index

Units/mass

 


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