Accession Number : AD0690940

Title :   THE ACCURACY OF THE ENGINEERING METHOD FOR CALCULATING STRUCTURE SHIELDING.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC BURLINGTON MASS PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIV

Personal Author(s) : Kaplan,Arthur L.

Report Date : MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : Random and systematic errors were determined for each important barrier and geometry reduction factor used for evaluating the shielding afforded by structures from fallout gamma radiation. The determination was based upon applicable experimental data and Monte Carlo calculations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR WARFARE, NUCLEAR RADIATION), (*SHIELDING, BUILDINGS), MONTE CARLO METHOD, GAMMA RAYS, NUCLEAR WARFARE CASUALTIES, RADIATION EFFECTS, FALLOUT, SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL)

Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare
      Nuclear Radiation Shield, Protection & Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE