critical review of nuclear accident dosimeters.

by B. Majborn

Publisher: Commission of the European Communities in Luxembourg

Written in English
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SeriesRadioprotection series, EUR 6838
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities.
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ISBN 109282519694

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A nuclear excursion occurred within the reactor vessel, resulting in extensive damage of the reactor core and room, and in high radiation levels (approximatelyrem/hr) within the reactor room.

At the time of the accident, a three-man crew was on the top of the reactor assembling the control rod drive mechanisms and housing. Individual dosimeters such as alarm pocket dosimeter (APD), in which the external radiation dose of the APDs was read at the end of the daily work and automatically recorded and stored in an integrated file, were used for measurements of individual external gamma dose for emergency workers following a severe nuclear accident.

The exercise allowed participants to test the ability of their nuclear accident dosimeters to meet the performance criteria in ANSI/HPS N, Dosimetry for Criticality Accidents and to obtain new measurement data for use in revising dose calculation methods and quick sort screeningmore».

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