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Title: Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL) Version 3.0

Abstract

The Radiological Assessment System for Consequence AnaLysis, Version 3.0 (RASCAL 3.0) is the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) main computational tool for use during radiological emergencies. RASCAL estimates doses from radiological accidents for comparison with Protective Action Guides and acute health effects thresholds. It includes six computational tools: ST-Dose, FM-Dose, Decay, BackCalc, UF6Plume, and MetProc. ST-Dose computes time-dependent nuclide release rates, atmospheric transport, radiological decay, and doses. FM-Dose computes doses from environmental concentrations of nuclides. Decay computes radiological decay and daughter in-growth. BackCalc estimates a distribution of possible release rates from field measurements. UF6Plume computes uranium exposures and HF concentrations from a UF6 release. MetProc prepares meteorological data for use by ST-Dose and UF6Plume.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org.:
USNRC
OSTI Identifier:
7947
Report Number(s):
ORNL/CP-103436
40 10 01 10; 882 15 22 10 15; ON: DE00007947
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ANS 7th Topical Meeting on Emergency Preparedness and Response, Santa Fe, NM, September 13-17, 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; Radiation Accidents; Dose Rates; R Codes

Citation Formats

Athey, G F, Fosmire, C, Mohseni, A, Ramsdell, Jr, J V, and Sjoreen, A. Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL) Version 3.0. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Athey, G F, Fosmire, C, Mohseni, A, Ramsdell, Jr, J V, & Sjoreen, A. Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL) Version 3.0. United States.
Athey, G F, Fosmire, C, Mohseni, A, Ramsdell, Jr, J V, and Sjoreen, A. Mon . "Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL) Version 3.0". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/7947.
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title = {Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL) Version 3.0},
author = {Athey, G F and Fosmire, C and Mohseni, A and Ramsdell, Jr, J V and Sjoreen, A},
abstractNote = {The Radiological Assessment System for Consequence AnaLysis, Version 3.0 (RASCAL 3.0) is the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) main computational tool for use during radiological emergencies. RASCAL estimates doses from radiological accidents for comparison with Protective Action Guides and acute health effects thresholds. It includes six computational tools: ST-Dose, FM-Dose, Decay, BackCalc, UF6Plume, and MetProc. ST-Dose computes time-dependent nuclide release rates, atmospheric transport, radiological decay, and doses. FM-Dose computes doses from environmental concentrations of nuclides. Decay computes radiological decay and daughter in-growth. BackCalc estimates a distribution of possible release rates from field measurements. UF6Plume computes uranium exposures and HF concentrations from a UF6 release. MetProc prepares meteorological data for use by ST-Dose and UF6Plume.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
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