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The design of asymmetric 4 pi shields for space reactorsA one dimensional shield optimization program based on the method of discrete ordinates has been developed and is used to determine material thicknesses used in asymmetric 4 pion shields for space power reactors. The two dimensional discrete ordinates program DOT is used to check the design, and the information generated in the DOT calculation is used as a guide in shaping the shield which may be considered a first step in two dimensional shield optimization.
Document ID
19720009959
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Engle, W. W., Jr. (Oak Ridge National Lab. TN, United States)
Childs, R. L. (Oak Ridge National Lab. TN, United States)
Mynatt, F. R. (Oak Ridge National Lab. TN, United States)
Date Acquired
August 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1972
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Washington Proc. of the Natl. Symp. on Nat. and Manmade Radiation in Space
Subject Category
NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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