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Title: The Use of MACCS in a Non-Reactor Application

Abstract

Dose calculations were performed using the MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System (MACCS) to support safety analyses for the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) facility. The LANSCE facility is operated and maintained at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and will be used to conduct experiments for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the use of accelerators to produce tritium. This paper focuses on tbe methodology adopted in tbe evaluation of doses from potential accidental releases of radioactive material from the LANSCE facility. Some results of the dose calculations are presented. Also discussed are the important features of an isotope screening process developed for this application to limit the number of consequence calculations.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
9735
Report Number(s):
SAND99-1982C
ON: DE00009735
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International MACCS Users Group Meeting; Upton, NY; 11/04-05/1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; M Codes; Radiation Doses; Computer Calculations; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Radiation Accidents

Citation Formats

Gregory, Julie J. The Use of MACCS in a Non-Reactor Application. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Gregory, Julie J. The Use of MACCS in a Non-Reactor Application. United States.
Gregory, Julie J. Sat . "The Use of MACCS in a Non-Reactor Application". United States.
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abstractNote = {Dose calculations were performed using the MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System (MACCS) to support safety analyses for the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) facility. The LANSCE facility is operated and maintained at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and will be used to conduct experiments for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the use of accelerators to produce tritium. This paper focuses on tbe methodology adopted in tbe evaluation of doses from potential accidental releases of radioactive material from the LANSCE facility. Some results of the dose calculations are presented. Also discussed are the important features of an isotope screening process developed for this application to limit the number of consequence calculations.},
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