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DLC-0144 ZZ-DOSEDAT-DOE.
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DLC-0144 ZZ-DOSEDAT-DOE.

ZZ DOSEDAT-DOE, Dose-Rate Conversion Factors for External Photon, Electron Exposure

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1. NAME

ZZ-DOSEDAT-DOE.

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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
ZZ-DOSEDAT-DOE DLC-0144/01 Tested 11-APR-1991

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
DLC-0144/01 IBM PC IBM PC
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

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FORMAT: special format

 

NUMBER OF GROUPS: --

 

NUCLIDES: ORGANS: Adrenals, Bladder, Brain, Breast, Heart, Small intestine, Upper large intestine, Lower large intestine, Kidneys, Liver, Lungs, Marrow, Red marrow, Ovaries, Pancreas, Skeleton, Spleen, Stomach, Testes, Thymus, Thyroid, Uterus, Skin in air immersion, water immersion and ground-surface exposure.

 

ORIGIN: DLC-80/DRALIST

 

WEIGHTING SPECTRUM: --

 

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The data library contains a tabulation of dose-rate conversion factors for external exposure to photons and electrons emitted by radionuclides dispersed in the environment.
The data are used to estimate the gamma-ray and electron dose rates for various body organs (23) and for an "effective" dose rate for air and water immersion and from ground-surface sources. The data are given for approximately 500 radioactive nuclides.

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4. METHODS

The data were computed by the CCC-536/DOSFACTER-DOE code from the DLC-80/DRALIST library of radioactive decay data for approximately 500 nuclides. They are used to estimate the gamma-ray and electron dose rates for 23 body organs and the "effective" dose rate air and water immersion and from ground-surface sources.

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8. RELATED OR AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

DOSDAT-R: Retrieval code to list Dose-Rate Factor Data.
This is the third widely-distributed compilation computed by the code DOSFACTER. The present data differ from DLC-79/DOSDAT II as follows: no body surface factors are calculated, "total body" factors are replaced by "effective" (weighted) factors, electron dose factors for the skin are calculated at several depths, and output format differs. Non-SI units are used.

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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
DLC-0144/01 11-APR-1991 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES
  • D.C. Kocher: Dose-Rate Conversion Factors for External Exposure to Photon and Electron Radiation from Radionuclides Occurring in Routine Releases from Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities Health Phys. 38(4), 543-621 (1980).

  • D.C. Kocher:  Radioactive Decay Tables: A Handbook of Decay Data for Application to Radiation Dosimetry and Radiological Assessments, U.S. Dept. of Energy Available NTIS: DOE/TIC-11026 (1981) $18.75.

DLC-0144/01, included references:
- D.C. Kocher and K.F. Eckerman:
  External Dose-Rate Conversion Factors for Calculation of Dose to
  the Public
  DOE/EH-0070, U.S. Department of Energy (July 1988)
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
DLC-0144/01 FORTRAN
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

The PC version was compiled with the Ryan-McFarland compiler version 2.42 and linked with PLINK86.

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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

Contributed by: Radiation Safety Information Computational Center
                Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U. S. A.
Developed by:   Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
DLC-0144/01
File name File description Records
DLC0144_01.001 Information file 67
DLC0144_01.002 Dose factor data 8432
DLC0144_01.003 Sample input 153
DLC0144_01.004 Source program 86
DLC0144_01.005 Sample output 231
DLC0144_01.006 DOS file-names 5
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17. CATEGORIES
  • Z. Data

Keywords: beta particles, dose rates, environmental transport, gamma radiation, photon interaction, radiation doses.