Program system for computation of the terrestrial gamma-radiation field

P. Kirkegaard, L. Løvborg

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearchpeer-review

    77 Downloads (Pure)


    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


    • Risø-R-392


    Dive into the research topics of 'Program system for computation of the terrestrial gamma-radiation field'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this