radiological dose

radiological dose

[¦rād·ē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′dōs]
(nucleonics)
The total amount of ionizing radiation absorbed by an individual exposed to any radiating source.
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If someone stood next to a cask for one hour, they would receive about the same radiological dose as a dental X-ray," he said.
the clean-up of the site, reducing radiological dose to the workforce.
We look forward to this partnership with Wolf Creek and the MNES team as we improve nuclear safety while reducing radiological dose, improving reliability, and increasing shareholder value.
Dr Jill Meara of the Health Protection Agency said that while her organisation had no regulatory role it stood to provide advice to the whole community, and an example of its work had been in establishing a reduced radiological dose constraint.
Initial findings suggest that the chances of a successful dirty bomb attack are about 10^40% and that high radiological doses are confined to a relatively small area, limiting health effects to tens or at most hundreds of latent cancers, even with a major release.
Principles are addressed that cover radiation physics, x-ray characteristics and quality, and radiological doses.
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