Accession Number:

AD0604192

Title:

DOSE RATE DISTRIBUTION IN A COMPARTMENTED STRUCTURE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC BURLINGTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

Measurements are reported of the gamma radiation-induced dose in a compartmented steel structure. The experimental dose profile is compared with predictions based on computational techniques in the Office of Civil Defense Engineering Guide, as well as with computations performed by the Monte Carlo technique. Although agreement within experimental accuracy is reached between the Monte Carlo and the experimental measurements, the OCD predictions appear to overestimate the dose because of an incomplete consideration of the effect of spacing of the structure slabs. The degree of conservatism does not appear to be serious, however.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE