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Radiation Exposure, Radiation Control and Decontamination

  • Robert A. Shaw
  • Michael D. Naughton
  • Alan D. Miller

Abstract

The radiation exposure received by nuclear power plant personnel is determined by the radiation fields to which the personnel are exposed and the length of time of exposure. This paper will discuss only the former, the radiation fields. In particular the design and operational features of nuclear power plants which most influence the buildup of these radiation fields will be explored, together with the difficulties of ascertaining the effects of changes in such design and operational features on radiation fields and exposure.

Keywords

Nuclear Power Plant Radiation Field Steam Generator Pressurize Water Reactor Reactor Coolant 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Shaw
    • 1
  • Michael D. Naughton
    • 1
  • Alan D. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Electric Power Research InstitutePalo AltoUSA

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