[ RadSafe ] Long lived isotope/particle specific activity
jjc105 at yahoo.com
Thu May 26 14:06:02 CDT 2011
Perhaps I am dense, or maybe just arithmatically handicapped, so please
clarify:  what is the specific activity of a stable isotope,  how do you
quantitatively express "risk magnitude", and  what is RDD ???
From: Doug Huffman <doug.huffman at wildblue.net>
To: "radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu" <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>
Sent: Thu, May 26, 2011 5:55:01 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Long lived isotope/particle specific activity
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.
CNS Shift Test Engineer
CNS C.2340.X retired
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