Volume 4, Number 4 (12-2016)                   IJRSM 2016, 4(4): 21-26 | Back to browse issues page


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Phd candidate
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In this article the source energy effect on the quality of counting profile obtained using gamma ray scanning technique has been investigated. A lab-scale tray type column (one-pass tray type with 51 cm diameter) along with a 1×1 inch NaI (Tl) has been applied to investigate the source energy effect. MCNPX Monte Carlo code has been used to simulate the column in normal and abnormal operating conditions.Cs-137 and Co-60 sources have been used to investigate the source energy effect. The simulation results of the column scanning have been validated by experimental measurement results. Based on the results, Cs-137 leads to a better statistics with respect to Co-60 and the foaming defect is better distinguished using Cs-137.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special