Measurements and monitoring of naturally occurring radioactive materials for regulation
Alharbi, Sami Hamad (2016) Measurements and monitoring of naturally occurring radioactive materials for regulation. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
Sami Alharbi Thesis
Administrators only until 8 August 2017
This project investigated the measurement of naturally occurring radioactive material. Such measurements are usually conducted to demonstrate compliance with the national and international requirements for radiation protection. The thesis reviewed the current regulation of these radioactive materials and identified the key regulatory challenges that relevant authorities face when implementing or establishing a regime for NORM. Limitations on the measurement of the release of radon (a radioactive gas) from surfaces were determined. The parameters influencing radon and thoron levels in indoor environments were investigated. The potential use of a broad energy germanium detector for the application of NORM was examined.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Trapp, Jamie, Jaatinen, Esa, & Akber, Riaz|
|Keywords:||NORM, measurement, regulation, radionuclide, activity concentration|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 Sep 2016 07:02|
|Last Modified:||02 Sep 2016 07:02|
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