Accession Number : AD0722012

Title :   Some Calculations on the Transmission of Gamma Radiation through Homogeneous Slabs.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Huddleston,Charles M.

Report Date : 01 NOV 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : An empirical formula has been fitted to Monte Carlo values for the angular distribution of exposure due to gamma rays scattered through plane, concrete slabs of moderate thicknesses when one face of the slab is illuminated by a broad parallel beam of monochromatic radiation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FALLOUT, GAMMA RAYS), (*GAMMA RAYS, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES), (*SHIELDING, CONCRETE), MONTE CARLO METHOD, INTEGRALS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, CURVE FITTING, LEAST SQUARES METHOD

Subject Categories : Nuclear Radiation Shield, Protection & Safety
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE