[ RadSafe ] 1996 Question 9 Part D.3 answer

WILLIAM LIPTON wlipton at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 10 10:30:11 CST 2008

As a start, specify the units.  (That's something that Dr. Skrable always emphasized.)  The 51.1 term should derive from the unit conversions.

Bill Lipton
It's not about dose, it's about trust.
Perception is reality.

From: "Dixon, John E. (CDC/CCEHIP/NCEH)" <gyf7 at cdc.gov>
To: radsafe at radlab.nl
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:13:37 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] 1996 Question 9 Part D.3 answer

I am studying for Part II. I found this answer from the exam solutions by Ken Skrable. Can somebody please explain where the (51.1) term came from? Here's the equation:

CEDE = (51.1) *[A Eavg/m lambdae]



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