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Guidelines for planning interventions against external exposure in industrial area after a nuclear accident. Pt. 2 Calculation of doses using Monte Carlo method

Authors
  • Eged, K.
  • Meckbach, R.
  • Kis, Z.
  • GSF - Forschungszentrum fuer Umwelt und ...
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
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English
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Abstract

Countermeasures being different from the usual urban ones and largely applicable in industrial area are collected and evaluated in a separate report. The industrial area is defined here as such an area where productive and/or commercial activity is carried out. A good example is a supermarket or a factory. Based on the history of calculation models it is unambiguous that the Monte Carlo based simulation is the perspective to the dose assessment from external exposures in such a complex environment. A method of the calculation of doses from external exposures in urban-industrial environment is presented. Moreover, this report gives a summary about the time dependence of the source strengths relative to a reference surface and a short overview about the mechanical and chemical intervention techniques which can be applied in this area. Using a hypothetical scenario (a supermarket area contaminated by "1"3"7Cs) the details of an exemplary calculation are given directly addressing the dose and averted dose blocks of the templates of industrial countermeasures. In addition, a sensitivity analysis of the results is presented. (orig.) / SIGLE / Available from TIB Hannover: RO 2674(2003,02) / FIZ - Fachinformationszzentrum Karlsruhe / TIB - Technische Informationsbibliothek / DE / Germany

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