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Title: Some design data for gamma shielding in N.S.W.
Authors: Ebeling, DR
Keywords: Gamma sources
Shielding
New South Wales
Data
Shields
Iron
Ebeling, D. R. (1957). Some design data for gamma shielding in N.S.W. (AAEC/E11). Lucas Heights, N.S.W.: Research Establishment, Australian Atomic Energy Commission.
Issue Date: Dec-1957
Publisher: Ausralian Atomic Energy Commission
Series/Report no.: ANSTO External Reports
AAEC-E-11
Abstract: It is indicated that the use of pits and ponds is the cheapest method of containing active materials but that many things can make these methods impracticable. Concrete is thought to be the most generally useful material for above-ground shields and high density shields can be made comparably cheaply by using steel punchings, ilmenite sand, iron ore or a combination of these. Lead and cast iron are among the most expensive shielding materials but they can often be justified because of their compactness. Costs are included wherever possible.
Gov't Doc #: 942
URI: http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/1010
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