Accession Number:

AD0673078

Title:

CEILING-SHINE CONTRIBUTION WITHIN BUILDINGS FROM FALLOUT RADIATION FIELD

Descriptive Note:

Technical study

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Ceiling-shine is that radiation which enters through the wall of a structure, reflects from the ceiling and increases the radiation within a shielded space. In most cases the ceiling-shine contribution is small when compared to direct and wall-scattered radiation. In some cases it can be an important contribution. The present method of analyzing buildings, the Engineering Manual, OCD PM 100-1, includes the ceiling-shine effect in the air scattered contribution, but does not provide a separate method of analysis. This report discusses the theory and application of ceiling-shine and proposes a method of computing its contribution.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiobiology
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE