Test plan for a live drum survey using the gamma-neutron sensor

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This plan describes performance tests to be made with the Gamma/Neutron Sensor (GNS), which that was designed and built for infield assay at an excavation site. The performance tests will be performed in Building WMF-628 in the Transuranic Storage Area of the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory on stored 55-gal drums of transuranic waste from the Rocky Flats Plant. The GNS is mounted on a wooden pallet that will allow horizontal and vertical scans of the stacked drums. Scanning speed and GNS sensitivity for gamma and neutron radiation fields will be estimated. Effects of temperature, ... continued below

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Gehrke, R.J.; Roybal, L.G. & Thompson, D.N. July 1, 1995.

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This plan describes performance tests to be made with the Gamma/Neutron Sensor (GNS), which that was designed and built for infield assay at an excavation site. The performance tests will be performed in Building WMF-628 in the Transuranic Storage Area of the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory on stored 55-gal drums of transuranic waste from the Rocky Flats Plant. The GNS is mounted on a wooden pallet that will allow horizontal and vertical scans of the stacked drums. Scanning speed and GNS sensitivity for gamma and neutron radiation fields will be estimated. Effects of temperature, electronic, and acoustic noise will be evaluated. Two- and three-dimensional plots of radiation field as a function of position will be developed from the data.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96003550

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  • Other: DE96003550
  • Report No.: INEL--95/0171
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/158473 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 158473
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621555

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Gehrke, R.J.; Roybal, L.G. & Thompson, D.N. Test plan for a live drum survey using the gamma-neutron sensor, report, July 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621555/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.