Use of Concrete as a Biological Shield from Ionising Radiation

Horizon Research Publishing
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Energy and Environmental Engineering, 2013, 1 (2), pp. 90 - 97
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The controversy over the use of nuclear energy fundamentally comes down to three main considerations: its safety of use, ability of nuclear energy generation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and finally its long term sustainability. The paper addressed the problem of safety in the industrial and medical use of nuclear energy, as it is affected by the design and construction of light and heavy weight concrete biological shields from ionising radiation.
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