Barrier Attenuation of Air-Scattered Gamma Radiation

Description:

Report of a study that "was conducted to determine the attenuation provided by vertical and horizontal barriers exposed only to skyshine radiation from cobalt-60 and cesium-137 sources. Materials of steel, aluminum, concrete, and wood were used as barriers" (p. 5).

Creator(s):
Creation Date: December 1964
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier

Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, Inc.; Las Vegas, Nevada

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: "Available from the Clearinghouse for Federal and Scientific and Technical Information, National Bureau of Standards, U. S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, Va."
Place of Publication: Springfield, Virginia
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 1964
Description:

Report of a study that "was conducted to determine the attenuation provided by vertical and horizontal barriers exposed only to skyshine radiation from cobalt-60 and cesium-137 sources. Materials of steel, aluminum, concrete, and wood were used as barriers" (p. 5).

Physical Description:

93 p. : graphs, ill.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): cobalt-60 | cesium-137 | radiation shielding
Contributor(s):
  • Other : Deal, L. J. "Approved by: L. J. Deal, Chief, Civil Effects Branch."
Series Title: Civil Effects Test Operations Reports
Added Title: Civil Effects Test Operations Report CEX-63.3
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Identifier:
  • REP-NO: CEX-63.3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc13056
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text