Nomograms for calculation of shielding from dissipated X-ray radiation

V. I. Bespalov, M. M. Shtejn, L. A. Popova

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The nomograms are obtained for calculating the shielding thickness from scattered X-ray radiation in the voltage band 75-450 kV. The nomograms are calculated for the main shielding materials (lead, iron, concrete) with exact consideration of the spectral composition of a radiation source, the contribution of secondary scattered radiation and the new norms of radiation safety NRB-96. The nomograms are suggested to be used for calculating the shielding as more accurate and convenient as compared with the 'old' calculation methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-98
Number of pages7
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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