Virtual Workshop on "Design and Shielding Calculation for Linear Accelerators" for Ghana

July 9th, 2021 — 

The US NRC Radiation Source Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) delivered a virtual workshop on "Design and Shielding Calculation for Linear Accelerators". The workshop was conducted in two sessions of approximately 4 hours each, on July 5 and 8, 2021. The seminar provided an overview of basic concepts such as workload, occupancy and use factors, HVL (Half Value Layer) & TVL (Tenth Value Layer), primary and secondary barriers, neutron dose and the application of the Time Average Dose Rate and Instant Dose Rates. Twenty (20) participants between regulatory staff and users attended the seminar.