Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

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


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.
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