REPOSITORY RADIATION SHIELDING DESIGN GUIDE

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The scope of this document includes radiation safety considerations used in the design of facilities for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP). The purpose of the Repository Radiation Shielding Design Guide is to document the approach used in the radiological design of the Mined Geologic Disposal System (MGDS) surface and subsurface facilities for the protection of workers, the public, and the environment. This document is intended to ensure that a common methodology is used by all groups that may be involved with Radiological Design. This document will also assist in ensuring the long term survivability of the information basis ... continued below

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Haas, M. & Fortsch, E.M. September 12, 1997.

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The scope of this document includes radiation safety considerations used in the design of facilities for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP). The purpose of the Repository Radiation Shielding Design Guide is to document the approach used in the radiological design of the Mined Geologic Disposal System (MGDS) surface and subsurface facilities for the protection of workers, the public, and the environment. This document is intended to ensure that a common methodology is used by all groups that may be involved with Radiological Design. This document will also assist in ensuring the long term survivability of the information basis used for radiological safety design and will assist in satisfying the documentation requirements of the licensing body, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This design guide provides referenceable information that is current and maintained under the YMP Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Furthermore, this approach is consistent with maintaining continuity in spite of a changing design environment. This approach also serves to ensure common inter-disciplinary interpretation and application of data.

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  • Report No.: BC0000000-01717-2500-00001 REV 00 DCN 01
  • Grant Number: AC01-91RW00134
  • DOI: 10.2172/883423 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 883423
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc892344

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Haas, M. & Fortsch, E.M. REPOSITORY RADIATION SHIELDING DESIGN GUIDE, report, September 12, 1997; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892344/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.