Program system for computation of the terrestrial gamma-radiation field

P. Kirkegaard, L. Løvborg

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    Abstract

    A system of computer programs intended for solution of the plane one-dimensional photon transport equation in the case of two adjacent media is described, and user's guides for the programs are given. One medium represents a natural ground with uniformly distributed potassium, uranium, and thorium gamma-ray emitters. The other medium is usually air with no radioactive contaminants. The solution method is the double-P, approximation with logarithmic energy spacing. The complete data-processing system GB contains the transport-theory code GAMPl, the code GFX for computation of scalar flux and dose rate, and a number of auxiliary progrfuns and data files.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages31
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0588-8
    Publication statusPublished - 1979
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number392
    ISSN0106-2840

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    • Risø-R-392

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    Kirkegaard, P., & Løvborg, L. (1979). Program system for computation of the terrestrial gamma-radiation field. Risø National Laboratory. Denmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R, No. 392