Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors

Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors

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This book is aimed at Health Physicists wishing to gain a better understanding of the principles and practices associated with a light water reactor (LWR) radiation protection program. The role of key program elements is presented in sufficient detail to assist practicing radiation protection professionals in improving and strengthening their current program. Details related to daily operation and discipline areas vital to maintaining an effective LWR radiation protection program are presented. Programmatic areas and functions important in preventing, responding to, and minimizing radiological incidents and the importance of performing effective incident evaluations and investigations are described. Elements that are integral in ensuring continuous program improvements are emphasized throughout the text.The WBC system response to this operational check source should be determined at the time of the most recent calibration. ... For instance assume that Co-58, Co-60, and Cs-137 comprise the majority of the contamination encountered at aanbsp;...

Title:Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors
Author:Robert Prince
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-03-28


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