[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

*To*: radsafe@romulus.ehs.uiuc.edu*Subject*: Backscatter Equation*From*: Les Slaback <lester.slaback@nist.gov>*Date*: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 08:54:01 -0400

A serious typo error.....

The basic equation is

BSF = a1/(1 + a2 * t**a3)

In Table 9.16 the t was left out of the equation. A minor difficulty.

Also note that the t was left out later where '=T/mc2' is shown.

The publisher has been notified of this glitch.

Lester Slaback

NBSR Health Physics

Center for Neutron Research

NIST

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

301 975-5810

- Prev by Date:
**Re: Math trivia -Reply** - Next by Date:
**re:math trivia** - Prev by thread:
**Help with backscatter equation, please** - Next by thread:
**nuclear energy forum in japan** - Index(es):