JavaShield Gamma Radiation Dose Rate Calculator

Calculates radiation dose rate from a cylindrical drift shielded gamma source.

Enter parameters and click the "Calculate" button below.
Numbers can be entered in exponential notation: 5 10-6 = 5e-6

Your browser does not support JavaScript, or you have disabled it.
The Calculator won't work.
Enable JavaScript (Preferences Menu) and reload the page.
 

Basic Geometry (complete first)

Advanced Setup (optional)

           

Drift Diameter

(cm)

  Position of receptor Ax =
  r =
 
           
Source Length (cm)   Source Extends from Ax = to
Fraction of cylinder in ore   r = to
Source Depth (cm) (for U ore use 100 cm or less)  
           
Number of Shield layers (Make this selection first. Changing this resets all other parameters to default):
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
Number of Integration steps in Ax
r
           

Gamma dose factor [Sv/Gy]

 

           
Select the ore grade by changing either the % U3O8 or % U values below. Source Parameters
Enter the grade of the ore in % U3O8:
or enter the grade of the ore in % U: rhoso - Source density [g/cm3]
Enter the % solids of the slurry (Enter 100 for dry ore): Element/Nuclide wt_% *Bq/g Element/Nuclide wt_% *Bq/g Element/Nuclide wt_% *Bq/g
           
      Build Up Material
     
           




The calculation may take several minutes depending on the number of integration steps chosen.


Results


(... copy and paste ...)