methodology for calculating residual radioactivity levels following decommissioning

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Division of Siting, Health, and Safeguards Standards, Office of Standards Development, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Available from GPO Sales Program, Division of Technical Information and Document Control, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, National Technical Information Service , Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Nuclear facilities -- Decommissioning -- United States., Radioactivity -- Measurement., Radiation dosim
StatementK.F. Eckerman, M.W. Young.
ContributionsYoung, Michael W., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Division of Siting, Health, and Safeguards Standards.
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Get this from a library. A methodology for calculating residual radioactivity levels following decommissioning. [K F Eckerman; Michael W Young; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Division of Siting, Health, and Safeguards Standards.]. residents, which prevents the application of background dose rates as a decommissioning criterion. Instead, this report recommends that local background radionuclide concentrations serve as a benchmark for decommissioning criteria, while taking into account the concept of reducing residual radioactivity to a level as low as is reasonably.

Chemical dosimetry of prompt and residual radiations from nuclear detonations /, by George V. Taplin, Donald E. Paglia, Mary Lee Griswold, Katharine H. Malin, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Civil Effects Test Operations Office, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and Los Angeles University of California (page images at HathiTrust).

the planning and implementation of safe, timely and effective decommissioning of their nuclear facilities. The peculiar feature of nuclear as opposed to non-nuclear facility decommissioning is the presence of radioactivity. This hazard affects how dismantling and related activities are performed in order to ensure.

This report also discusses some of the methods available to measure and distinguish between the very low radiation levels associated with background and man–made sources of radiation. Two approaches are considered for applying background as a decommissioning criterion; these are the use of background dose rates and background radionuclide.

The aim of material flow and radioactivity distribution methodology is to create a complex of tools, which are able to model and manage the material and radioactivity flow through the individual procedures representing the technological decommissioning activities within the calculation program.

The scheme of the tools is shown in Fig. The Cited by: 5. Define residual radioactivity. residual radioactivity synonyms, residual radioactivity pronunciation, residual radioactivity translation, English dictionary definition of residual radioactivity.

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Nuclear radiation that results from radioactive sources and persists for longer than one minute. Melikhar, and I. Pietrik, "Residual activity of thermal nuclear power plant materials suitable for unlimited use," in: Abstracts of Reports at the Sixth Russian Conference on Shielding from Radiations (Obninsk, September 20–23, ), Obninsk (), Vol.

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Appendix A-3 Residual Radioactivity Evaluations for Individual Facilities FACILITY NAME: AC Spark Plug Flint, Michigan. TIME PERIOD: FACILITY DESCRIPTION: DOE ES&H Website: AC Spark Plug performed beryllium work for the AEC.

During operations, residual radioactivity that would be significant for decommissioning planning would be a quantity of radioactive material that would later require remediation during decommissioning to meet the unrestricted use criteria of 10 CFR jaeri-conf proceedings of the second workshop on residual radioactivity and recycling criteria jointly sponsored by the united states environmental protection agency the office of radiation and indoor air, and the japan atomic energy research institute novembertokai, japan july (eds.) hideaki yamamoto and john a.

mackinney* japan atomic energy research institute. Define residual radiation. residual radiation synonyms, residual radiation pronunciation, residual radiation translation, English dictionary definition of residual radiation. Related to residual radiation: residual radioactivity, atomic bomb fallout.

residual radiation. Nuclear radiation caused by. generation and spread of radioactivity, and the minimization of the volume of radioactive wastes arising from the management of materials from D&D operations, to levels ‘as low as reasonably achievable’ (ALARA) both safety and economic. Pittsburgh, „ [7] T.

Hoshi et al.: Management of waste from JPDR decommissioning, ibid [8] H. Yamamoto et al.: Experiences in decommission. and reuse of the large-scale radiochemical laboratory and the research reactor in the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Proc. of The Residual Radioactivity and Recycling Criteria Workshop, St.

Materials encountered during D&D may contain residual radioactivity varying in amounts from that in irradiated fuel to barely detectable quantities in or on building materials. It is clear that highly radioactive materials have to be disposed as radioactive waste pursuant to 10 CFR 60 and 10 CFR Conversely, it is not reasonable to expend a disproportionate amount of resources to.

The updated and much expanded 3e of the Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis is an authoritative reference providing the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity from the very low levels encountered in the environment to higher levels measured in radioisotope research, clinical laboratories, biological sciences, radionuclide standardization.

Radioactivity calculator Radioactively labeled compounds are commonly used in biological and chemical research. Use these calculators to perform the radioactivity calculations commonly used in setting up and analyzing biochemical and pharmacological experiments. Note that this page has seven independent calculators, and that the results will.

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Both the absolute and relative ivity induced by the interaction of neu- contributions of the fission product and trons with various elements present in. The decommissioning of nuclear facilities is contemplated in Spain a further or an additional step of their life cycle in which, in principle, the whole regulatory framework in force during the previous stages – sitting, construction, commissioning, operation, etc.

– remains applicable. The development of decommissioning technologies, including those for evaluation of the radioactivity inventory and the radiation dose, and a site investigation plan are needed to ensure safe decommissioning.

The residual radioactivity should be measured and analysed to release a site for unrestricted : Sang Won Shin, Joo Ho Whang, Su Hong Lee, Jea Min Lee.

The updated and much expanded 3e of the Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis is an authoritative reference providing the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity from the very low levels encountered in the environment to higher levels measured in radioisotope research, clinical laboratories, biological sciences, radionuclide standardization 5/5(2).

The acceptable level of residual radioactivity in the ground at sites where radioactive materials have been handled is an important question for decommissioning. In order to answer this question, is necessary to be able to estimate individual doses from exposure to radionuclides in the soil, taking the future use of the site into Size: 2MB.

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An assessment of radiologically enhanced residual materials generated during treatment of domestic water supplies in southeast Queensland, Australia was conducted. Radioactivity concentrations of 3H, Po, Rn, /Ra, uranium and thorium in water sourced from both surface water catchments and ground water resources were examined both pre Cited by: 2.

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radioactivity are established: tritium concentration of becquerel per litre (Bq/l) and total indicative dose of millisievert per year (mSv/y).

To assess compliance with S.I. ofthe methodology for screening drinking water is that set out by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its publication ‘Guidelines for Drinking.33 Metal waste management and recy cling methods in the nuclear power plant decommissioning and dismantling process The Mining-Geology-Petroleum Engineering Bulletin and the authors ©,[email protected]{osti_, title = {Press Oil Final Release Survey}, author = {Whicker, Jeffrey Jay and Ruedig, Elizabeth}, abstractNote = {There are forty-eight 55 gallon barrels filled with hydraulic oil that are candidates for release and recycle.

This oil needs to be characterized prior to release. Principles of sampling as provided in MARSAME/MARSSIM approaches were used as guidance for.