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Main Title Plutonium Air Inhalation Dose (PAID): A Code for Calculating Organ Doses Due to the Inhalation and Ingestion of Radioactive Aerosols.
Author Sullivan, Robert E. ;
CORP Author Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, DC. Div. of Criteria and Standards.
Year Published 1977
Report Number ORP/CSD-77/4;
Stock Number PB80-101983
Additional Subjects Plutonium ; Respiration ; Radiation dosage ; Mathematical models ; Metals ; Radioactive isotopes ; Exposure ; Ingestion(Biology) ; Respiratory system ; Transuranium elements ; Fortran ; Computer programs ; Uptake ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; PAID computer program ; Fortran 4 programming language ; IBM-360 computers ; Radioactive aerosols
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB80-101983 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 50p
The technical note describes a computer code, PAID developed to determine time dependent dose rates and doses from inhaled or ingested radionuclides. The main purpose of this code is to determine the dose rates and doses caused by the intake of transuranic nuclides and their decay products. The two primary modes leading to internal radiation exposure are the inhalation and ingestion of radioactive materials. The estimation of organ burden and exposure, as well as of the resulting dose rates and doses, due to uptake by these pathways is relatively complicated and requires the adoption of mathematical models which depend on many parameters. A computer code which implements the lung model described by the ICRP Task Group on Lung Dynamics is presented below. This model has been augmented to also include the dose due to the transfer of radioactivity to other organs from ingested materials.