Chapter 4. Fuel Cycle Health Physics

  1. Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua

Published Online: 19 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch4

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bevelacqua, J. J. (2009) Fuel Cycle Health Physics, in Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch4

Author Information

  1. Bevelacqua Resources, 343 Adair Drive, 99352 Richland, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408245

Online ISBN: 9783527626809

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Keywords:

  • fuel cycle health physics;
  • radiation;
  • fuel cycle facilities;
  • nuclear fuel cycle;
  • radioactive waste;
  • dispersion;
  • radioactive gas;
  • radioactive particulates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Radiation in Fuel Cycle Facilities

  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle

  • Uranium Fuel Cycle

  • Thorium Fuel Cycle

  • Radioactive Waste

  • Criticality

  • Dispersion of Radioactive Gas from a Continuous Source

  • Dispersion of Radioactive Particulates from a Continuous Source

  • Fuel Cycle Facilities

  • Detection of Fuel Cycle Facility Activity

  • Scenarios

  • References