Concrete For Radiation Shielding-In Perspective

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Title: Concrete For Radiation Shielding-In Perspective

Author(s): Harold S. Davis

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 3-14

Keywords: aggregates; barite; boron; concretes; ferrophosphours; ferrosilicion; heavyweight aggregates; heavyweight concretes; high temperature; history; limonite; magnetite; metal scrap; mortars (material); nuclear reactors; radiation shielding

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
A historical outline of the use of concrete for radiation shielding is presented with particular emphasis on the Hanford operations in the state of Washington.