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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Preliminary Recommendation for Design, Making and Control of Radiation-Shielding Concrete Structures
Author(s): S.E. Pihlajavaara
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 57-68
Keywords: concrete construction; concretes; density (mass/volume); gamma rays; neutron sources; quality control; radiation shielding; structural design; tests; walls
Abstract:The recommendation is a guide for a builder of different types of hot cell concrete walls against gamma or neutron radiation. It serves also for an introduction to more complicated shielding problems in which, e.g., simultaneous gamma and neutron radiation, high radiation intensitiesand temperature loads have to be taken into account.
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