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Title: RADTRAN II user guide

RADTRAN II is a flexible analytical tool for calculating both the incident-free and accident impacts of transporting radioactive materials. The consequences from incident-free shipments are apportioned among eight population subgroups and can be calculated for several transport modes. The radiological accident risk (probability times consequence summed over all postulated accidents) is calculated in terms of early fatalities, early morbidities, latent cancer fatalities, genetic effects, and economic impacts. Groundshine, inhalation, direct exposure, resuspension, and cloudshine dose pathways are modeled to calculate the radiological health risks from accidents. Economic impacts are evaluated based on costs for emergency response, cleanup, evacuation, income loss, and land use. RADTRAN II can be applied to specific scenario evaluations (individual transport modes or specified combinations), to compare alternative modes or to evaluate generic radioactive material shipments. Unit-risk factors can easily be evaluated to aid in performing generic analyses when several options must be compared with the amount of travel as the only variable.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6495089
Report Number(s):
SAND-82-2681; TTC-0399
ON: DE83007990
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: 5 . Includes 1 sheet of 48x reduction microfiche
Research Org:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; COMPUTER CODES; R CODES; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; TRANSPORT; ECONOMICS; HEALTH HAZARDS; NEOPLASMS; RADIATION ACCIDENTS; SAFETY; ACCIDENTS; DISEASES; HAZARDS; MATERIALS 050900* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Transport, Handling, & Storage; 054000 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Health & Safety