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Design Calculations

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Abstract

Before performing design calculations, it is advisable to segregate the design parameters in to the following categories:
  • Device: parameters related to source, detector, and geometric arrangement.

  • Object: parameters defining object size, shape, density, composition, homogeneity, etc.

  • Performance: parameters that quantify the accuracy, precision, contrast, sensitivity, resolution, etc.

  • Distortion: parameters that inadvertently affect the performance of the device, such as shielding, surrounding walls and objects, natural or spurious object heterogeneity, etc.

Keywords

Importance Sampling Design Calculation Monte Carlo Code Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis Buildup Factor 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of New BrunswickFrederictonCanada

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