Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 31 - Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation - Questions: 22

Answer

Put a liquid radioactive tracer inside the pipe, one whose particles can’t pass directly through the walls of the pipe. Check the outside of the pipe with a radiation counter, and look for places with elevated radiation levels.

Work Step by Step

The tracer should not be detectable except where there is an opening in the pipe.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.