Measuring the Thickness of a Concrete Slab by Gamma Ray Transmissision

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Title: Measuring the Thickness of a Concrete Slab by Gamma Ray Transmissision

Author(s): Kenneth Preiss

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 63

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 743-748

Keywords: concrete, gamma ray, measurement, slab, thickness

Date: 7/1/1966

Abstract:
Describes a method for determining the thickness of a concrete slab by measuring the amount of gamma radiation that passes through it. Results in the laboratory showed that slabs could be measured to an accuracy of better than 2 percent.