[ RadSafe ] Long lived isotope/particle specific activity

William Lipton doctorbill34 at gmail.com
Thu May 26 08:06:35 CDT 2011

You may not have to do the arithmetic.  The Table of A1,A2 values in 49 CFR
173.435 includes specific activities for listed radionuclides.

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

On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Doug Huffman <doug.huffman at wildblue.net>wrote:

> A bit of arithmetic calculating the mass specific activity for the whole
> range of isotopes, stable and unstable, might lead to some understanding
> of risk magnitudes - as from RDD.
> Who fails to do arithmetic is doomed, not least to nonsense.
> Doug Huffman
> CNS Shift Test Engineer
> CNS C.2340.X retired
> Washington Island
> Wisconsin
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