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by Fedya Rovic
Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:44 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Thorium General Info
Replies: 4
Views: 3328

Re: Thorium General Info

Excellent sources, Helen!
by Fedya Rovic
Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Explaining the nuclear units ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1646

Re: Explaining the nuclear units ?

I read and hear all these units thrown around and though I've tried to read up on them, I still get confused. In particular I keep hearing about sieverts and beqerels, and once in a while I read about greys. (In my readings, I also saw that they used to use rems, but I don't care about those, since...
by Fedya Rovic
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:37 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: DataCenter Conferences 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Re: DataCenter Conferences 2013

If anyone attends these conferences, I wouldn't mind some feedback.
by Fedya Rovic
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Historical Approach to Physics
Replies: 1
Views: 1773

Historical Approach to Physics

A very interesting paper, for those lovers of Physics :-)
by Fedya Rovic
Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:08 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: SCILAB Script - 12 Days of Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 1946

Re: SCILAB Script - 12 Days of Christmas

Interesting, but how about posting any more practical pieces of code?
by Fedya Rovic
Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Excel model for Radioactive decay ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2607

Re: Excel model for Radioactive decay ?

Well, not sure how many members it handles, etc. but the attached may give you a staring point. (I didn't create it, so don't ask me any questions specific to this model).
by Fedya Rovic
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Wind Power docs
Replies: 5
Views: 2432

Re: Wind Power docs

Although I am not into wind power, thanks for the helpful docs. I downloaded the one about different turbines - very interesting.
by Fedya Rovic
Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Point Kernel Shielding
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Re: Point Kernel Shielding

Yes, it is still being used.
by Fedya Rovic
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Radionuclide Carcinogenicity – Slope Factors FGR-13
Replies: 0
Views: 1998

Radionuclide Carcinogenicity – Slope Factors FGR-13

Federal Guidance Report No. 13, Morbidity Risk Coefficients - Lifetime Excess Total Cancer Risk Per Unit Intake or Exposure.
by Fedya Rovic
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Point Kernel Shielding
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Point Kernel Shielding

Korean paper on a Point Kernel Code for shielding.
by Fedya Rovic
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Cesium
Replies: 1
Views: 1625

Cesium

There has been a lot of talk about Cesium, following the accident at Fukushima, and although most of the members here are well versed on Cesium, I found this two page summary of "What is Cesium and why is it bad" that I thought might be interesting to some.
by Fedya Rovic
Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Environmentalists for Nuclear
Replies: 1
Views: 1588

Re: Environmentalists for Nuclear

GradPhys wrote:It may be a good idea to join the organization, to promote environmentally friendly Nuclear Power.
I don't know how much sense that would make. Extreme organizations, on either side of the issue, are doing more harm than good.
by Fedya Rovic
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: Germany Restarts Reactors...
Replies: 1
Views: 1495

Re: Germany Restarts Reactors...

Yeah, it's really interesting how governments can make all these grandiose decisions and announce how they will do this or that until the %$#$ hits the fan and the quickly change their decisions. I love it :-) It would be interesting to find out if this was just a temporary thing, or if the German g...
by Fedya Rovic
Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Technology, Energy, Safety, Risk, Radiation, Shielding,...
Topic: AZ - Spent fuel Repository ??
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

AZ - Spent fuel Repository ??

Will Arizona become the new Nevada. AZ State senator Melvin proposes to make Arizona as the place where all the nuclear plants in the country send their spent nuclear fuel rods... http://azdailysun.com/news/local/state-and-regional/senator-send-used-nuclear-fuel-rods-here/article_7378ba55-a7ed-5e6f-...