The hand calculation method provides a means of estimating secondary shielding requirements during preliminary ship design stages. It was developed to compute dose rates from the primary loop of water moderated and cooled reactors of the pressurized or boiling water types. This report provides background information on the fundamentals and terminology of shield design, describes the principles of the hand calculation method and contains instructions, from and data for the application.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number S-5-H.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sharp (George G) Incorporated

    100 Church Street
    New York, NY  United States  10007
  • Publication Date: 1961-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 55 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026404
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1806
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM