By R.B. Jansen
This accomplished guide covers numerous facets of dam expertise and gives case histories which are reviewed to illustrate ideas and methods of proved worth. additionally, realization is given to functional features of layout, building, operation and rehabilitation.
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Although thin samples would provide better energy resolution (essentially no loss of energy due to alpha particle interactions within the sample), thick samples are preferred in order to achieve acceptable count rates. The sample thickness is therefore greater than the maximum range of the naturally emitted alpha particles (“thick source alpha counting”). Alpha dose rates are determined from the count rate, sample density, and average alpha particle range of all alpha emissions in a given decay chain (Aitken, 1985).
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