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A multi-Laboratory testing of calibration methods for environmental dose rate meters

Lars Botter-Jensen

A multi-Laboratory testing of calibration methods for environmental dose rate meters

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Published by Riso National Laboratory in Roskilde .
Written in English


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StatementLars Botter-Jensen, Sven P. Nielsen
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24716723M

IEEE NAB, Edition, Decem - Radiation Protection Instrumentation Test and Calibration, Portable Survey Instruments Scope and purpose This standard establishes specific calibration and calibration-related requirements for portable radiation protection instruments used for detection and measurement of levels of ionizing radiation fields or levels of radioactive surface. Use and Calibration of Field Meters The three major uses for a field meter during servicing of a continuous water-quality monitor are (1) as a general check of reasonableness of monitor readings, (2) as an independent check of environmental changes during the service interval, and (3) to make cross-section surveys or vertical profiles in.


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A multi-Laboratory testing of calibration methods for environmental dose rate meters by Lars Botter-Jensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A MULTI-LABORATORY TESTING OF CALIBRATION METHODS FOR ENVIRON­ MENTAL DOSE RATE METERS Lars Bøtter-Jensen and Sven P.

Nielsen Abstract. Calibration experiments were carried out at Risø National Laboratory August with the aim of testing calibration methods for instruments used for background gamma radiation monitoring. A multi-laboratory testing of calibration methods for.

A multi-laboratory testing of calibration methods for environmental dose rate meters By L. Bøtter-Jensen and Sven Poul Nielsen Get PDF ( KB)Author: L. Bøtter-Jensen and Sven Poul Nielsen.

environmental conditions in the plant (e.g. temperature, dose rate or humidity) can potentially influence the response of routine dosimeters and lead to additional uncertainties. Position of dose equivalent (rate) meter for test purposes Low dose equivalent rates Calibration of ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters for environmental monitoring Bibliography Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below) Applicable to dose equivalent (rate) meters and/or monitors for the measurement of ambient dose equivalent (rate.

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Geiger Muller (GM) detectors are the most commonly used dose rate meters for ionising radiation and they can be used for direct non-intrusive assay of decommissioning wastes.

The GM response is affected by. The calibration/post calibration data information is recorded in Table 1. Instruments (e.g., sonde) that monitor continuously over a period of time are calibrated before deployment.

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This method assumes the meter used for comparison is. Calibration Methods. Calibration refers to the act of evaluating and adjusting the precision and accuracy of measurement equipment.

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Suggested test­ ing procedures and methods of analysis are found in the Nu­ clear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Regulatory Guide (3). Commercially available data analysis programs are in widespread use for this purpose. Radiological Calibration – Exposure Rate 16 In other words, we determine the accuracy of the measurements made with the instrument.

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Environmental View A summary view combining a range of measurement parameters relevant to environmental noise (Available in firmware version v or later). We used the single source calibration method to test the accuracy of three dose calibrators.* To evaluate radionuclide dependence in this method, measurements were made with three different calibrated sources (Cs, Ba, and 57Co) on each dose calibrator.

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You will also be avoiding the risk of financial loss due to penalties as well as the risk of compromising the quality of patient test results. Posted in Laboratory Instrumentation. Review ¾List the three methods of reducing your exposure/dose: ¾Intensity decreases _____ with the square of the distance from the source due only to the change in _____.

H – Introductory Health Physics Slide 31 ¾Using the inverse square law, calculate the dose rate at 4 feet away from a point source if the dose rate is originally R/hr at 2 feet.

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It is possible that some dose calibrators inaccurately determine the activity of these clinical radiopharmaceuticals. To correct this possible deficiency, the authors have devised a method to test the accuracy of each radionuclide setting on a dose calibrator using a single long-lived calibration source.

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The procedures for periodic testing are defined within IEC NBS Handbook, Handbook for the Quality Assurance of Metrological Measurements, by John K. Taylor, and Henry V. Oppermann is out of print and the majority of content has been updated and published in the publications noted below.

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Application of the Kolmogorov–Smirnov test to all data indicate that they were normally distributed (pdose rate measured at the same location was.

In summary, the reconstruction of the doses of highly affected people was carried out by clinical evaluation, dose reconstruction by biologic dosimetry was severely hampered by the lack of calibration curves for combined external and internal Cs irradiation at a low dose rate, and case-specific exposure pathway analysis models (necessarily.

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Table of Contents (Continued) Full-scale UV Reactor Testing Collimated Beam Testing Analyzing Experimental Data Calculating the Reduction Equivalent Dose (RED) Selecting the Minimum RED for the UV Intensity Setpoint Approach Developing the Dose-monitoring Equation for the. Analyses of the results of calibration of survey meters carried out at the Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory (SSDL) in Ghana over a period of 4 y (–) are reported.

Suppose that the calibration sample is 30 centimeters from the sensor, then the dose rate would be D = x / = Roentgens/hr. Converting this to SI units of dosage, 1 Roentgen = Grays, but for gamma-rays the Quality Factor isso 1 Grays = 1 Seiverts, and so the estimated dose rate of the Barium sample is just.

Determination of dial setting number for dose calibrator. The calibration factors/dial settings of the dose calibrators (CRCR and CRC-ultra) for Sm and Lu were determined using the following equation. Where N c is the calibration setting and R c is the response factor for the corresponding channel C.

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In principle, calibration of an instrument is the comparison of the instrument to one that has been calibrated to .