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Main Title Area Source Radiological Emission Analysis Code (AREAC).
Author Michlewicz., David ;
CORP Author Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, D.C. Environmental Analysis Div.
Year Published 1976
Report Number ORP/EAD-76/6;
Stock Number PB-280 957
Additional Subjects Radioactive contaminants ; Radiation dosage ; Radiation effects ; Computer programs ; Respiration ; Concentration(Composition) ; Fortran ; Radioactive decay ; Mathematical models ; Effluents ; Atmospheric diffusion ; AREAC computer program ; Fortran 4 programming language ; IBM-370 computers
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-280 957 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 63p
A computer code designed to calculate potential radiological impact of atmospheric releases of radionuclides from area sources is presented and discussed. The code is written in Fortran IV, requires 48 K storage, and runs about 12 seconds on an IBM 370 system. The code can calculate radionuclide concentrations and individual inhalation doses at up to six specific receptor locations and at up to 192 general locations around an area source. Population doses can also be calculated. The code accounts for area source shape, cloud diffusion, ground and inversion-lid reflections, and radionuclide decay by time of flight. It is dose model independent and requires a dose conversion factor as part of input data to calculate doses proportional to radionuclide concentrations.