Best Places To Learn These?

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ATOMS, ISOTOPES AND RADIOISOTOPES:
Atoms, Isotopes, Radioisotopes, Artificial Transmutation: How radioisotopes are manufactured

Radioactivity and how it is detected:
Alpha decay, Beta Decay, Gamma decay, How radiation is detected

Properties of alpha, beta and gamma radiation:
Alpha particles, Beta particles, Gamma rays, The ionising abilities of alpha, beta and gamma radiation, The energy of Alpha-Beta-Gamma radiation

Half Life and activity of radioisotopes:
Decay Series

Radiation dose and its effect on humans:
Measuring radiation exposure, The effects of radiation

I've got a test coming up and it's my fault for not listening and paying attention in class as I thought it will be easy but it ain't. I need a way to learn all this to answer from simply questions like how many protons,neutrons and nucleons are in the following nuclides to a radioactive isotope has a life of 1 hour, if a sample initially contains 100 mg of this isotope, which one of the following correctly gives the amount of the radioisotope remaining after 2 hours have elapsed: none,50mg,25mg,100mg... Etc. Questions like these and harder will be on the test like drawing graphs etc.

Thank you.
 

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Hi,
Radiation detection and measurement by Knoll may be suitable for you.., But it dosen't cover all you need.
 
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Sorry, I don't want Books, I want information that i can get on the net. I just want websites that will first teach me the basics and I might be able to catch up from there. Thank you.
 
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aha,
there are lot...Just google with keyword..
i often see in this:
http://hps.org/publicinformation/ate/cat47.html
But regarding exposure calculation..it is better to refer books, because in have seen in some website with different values
 
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Wow Thanks Rajini, Really helped a lot, hope to see more websites ;)
 

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