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ESTS0005 IMPACTS-BRC2.1.

IMPACTS-BRC2.1, General Radiological Impacts Analysis

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  IMPACTS-BRC2.1.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
IMPACTS-BRC2.1 ESTS0005/01 Tested 29-AUG-1994

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
ESTS0005/01 IBM PC PC-80486
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

IMPACTS-BRC2.1 is a generic radiological assessment code that allows calculation of potential impacts to maximum individuals, waste disposal workers, and the general population resulting from exemption of very low-level radioactive wastes from regulatory control. The code allows calculations to be made of human exposure to the waste by many pathways and exposure scenarios.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

Impacts to individuals and populations are calculated using analytical expressions for the migration of radionuclides along all pathways. The results of these analyses are  summed to produce the total impact.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:
ESTS0005/01
- The three example problems were executed at the NEA-DB on a PC DELL 466/L (processor 80486, 67 MHz). About three seconds are required to perform a stacked run of IMPACTS over the three problems.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

IMPACTS-BRC2.1 is intended to be a dynamic program, in that it can be be easily adapted to a very specific situation from the generic form to which it is supplied. Because generic facility, environmental, and radionuclide data are supplied, the user may estimate radiological impacts simply by choosing the desired treatment and disposal options and supplying the characteristics of the waste stream. Or, the user may make the program as situation-specific as desired, simply by changing the generic data to reflect particular circumstances.
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

IMPACTS-BRC2.1 is a modification of the IMPACTS-BRC2 which was derived from IMPACTS-BRC program which was derived from the IMPACTS-De Minimis and earlier IMPACT programs  of Oztunali and Roles. It provides integrated assessment of more exposure pathways than other existing programs.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
ESTS0005/01 29-AUG-1994 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- I.E. Oztunali and G.W. Roles,
  De Minimis Waste Impacts Analysis Methodology
  NUREG/CR-3585, Vol. 1 (February 1984).
- Jonathan M. Forstrom and Daniel J. Goode,
De Minimis Waste Impacts Analysis Methodology , IMPACTS-BRC User's    Guide and Methodology for Radioactive Wastes Below Regulatory
  Concern
NUREG/CR-3585, Vol. 2 (July 1986 with December 1986 Errata Sheet).  - J.M. Taylor and S.L. Daniel,
  RADTRAN: A Computer Code to Analyze Transportation of Radioactive
  Material
  SAND76-0243 (April 1977).
- Final Environemental Impact Statement of 10 CFR Part 61: Liscensin   Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste
  NUREG-0956 (November 1982).
ESTS0005/01, included references:
- B.L. O'Neal and C.E. Lee:
  IMPACTS-BRC, Version 2.0 - Program User's Manual
  NUREG/CR-5517 SAND89-3060 (April 1990).
- R.R. Rao et al.:
  IMPACTS-BRC, Version 2.1 - Code and Data Verification
  NUREG/CR-5797 TI92 011608 (April 1992).
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS:
ESTS0005/01
The sample problems were run at the NEA/DB on a PC DELL 466/L (processor 80486 , 67 MHz, base memory of 640 Kbyte and extended memory 15648 Kbyte). The filesizes of the four executables  IMPACTS.EXE, IMPSHELL.EXE,INSTALL.EXE and BROWSE.EXE are (in Kbyte)  176, 111, 85 and 41, respectively. No special memory requirements are imposed to run IMPACTS-BRC.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
ESTS0005/01 FORTRAN-77
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  DOS 2.1 or higher, however will not run with DOS 3.2.
ESTS0005/01
The executables IMPACTS.EXE and the menu-driven data preprocessor program IMPSHELL.EXE were run under MS-DOS 6.2.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

Because IMPACTS-BRC 2.1 is a compliance code, the source code is not included with the package.
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

Rao, R.R., Kozak, M.W., Harlan, C.P., Austin, V.,
Sandia National Labs.
Albuquerque, NM (United States)

Rollstin, J.A.
GRAM, Inc.,
Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
ESTS0005/01
File name File description Records
ESTS0005_01.001 IMPACTS-BRC 2.1 Information File 306
ESTS0005_01.002 Executable of program IMPACTS 0
ESTS0005_01.003 Executable of menu-driven data preprocessor 0
ESTS0005_01.004 Executable of program to modify colors 0
ESTS0005_01.005 Executable of program to browse files 0
ESTS0005_01.006 File of printer specifications 0
ESTS0005_01.007 Auxiliary file # 1 (to run IMPSHELL.EXE) 0
ESTS0005_01.008 Auxiliary file # 2 (to run IMPSHELL.EXE) 0
ESTS0005_01.009 Input file with nuclide data 573
ESTS0005_01.010 File of default nuclide data 573
ESTS0005_01.011 File to be used for backup purposes 573
ESTS0005_01.012 File of ref. environmental and facility data 49
ESTS0005_01.013 File used to load the "base case" defaults 49
ESTS0005_01.014 Backup file of ref. environmental/facility 49
ESTS0005_01.015 File with the treatment/disposal options 33
ESTS0005_01.016 Backup file with the treatment/disposal opt. 33
ESTS0005_01.017 Output file with the calculated doses 551
ESTS0005_01.018 Output file with ICRP effective dose equiv. 1286
ESTS0005_01.019 Output file with ICRP 30 effective dose equi 556
ESTS0005_01.020 DOS file-names 19
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17. CATEGORIES
  • G. Radiological Safety, Hazard and Accident Analysis
  • R. Environmental and Earth Sciences

Keywords: radiation doses, radionuclide migration, risk assessment.