Literature

1. Basics

General
"Guidebook for the Treatment of Accidental Internal Radionuclide Contamination of Workers",
Radiation Protection Dosimetry Vol 41 n°1 (1992), G.B. Gerber and R.G. Thomas, editors

"Radiation Protection : ALARA from theory towards practice",
CEC report EUR 13796 EN, P.J. Stokell, J.R. Croft, J. Lochard, J. Lombard (a good overview with regard to the ALARA-principle, including an extended reference-list)

"Notes on Basic Radiological Protection",
AEA technology, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority - 1990

"Facts about low-level radiation",
IAEA, Division of Public Information, February 1989

Basic Principles of Nuclear Physics
KAPLAN, Irving,
"Nuclear Physics",
second edition, Addison Wesley Publ. Co, 1963

MEYERHOF, W.E.,
"Éléments de physique nucléaire",
Dunod Université, Paris, 1970

LAMARSH, John R.,
"Introduction to Nuclear Engineering",
second edition, Addison Wesley Publ. Co, 1983

FRIEDLANDER, G., KENNEDY, J.W., MACIAS, E.S., MILLER, J.M.,
"Nuclear and Radio- chemistry",
third edition, Wiley & Sons, 1981

TABLE OF ISOTOPES, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, 1978-1981

Biological effects of a dose incurred
CARPAIJ W.J.M., KEVERLING BUISMAN A.S.,
"The Care of Radiation Casualties",
Physician's Manual. 6th Edition, ECN Petten, 1981

ICRP Publication 41,
"Nonstochastic Effects of Ionizing Radiation",
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1984

ICRP Publication 40,
"Protection of the Public in the Event of Major Radiation Accidents : Principles for Planning",
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1984

JAMMET H. et al.,
"Accidents radiologiques : Conduite à tenir en cas de surexposition",
Institut Curie, C.E.A., Collection 84.03, 1984

NCRP Report n°65,
"Management of Persons Accidentally Contaminated with Radionuclides",
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Washington D.C., 1980

SMITH H.,
"Assessment of and Therapy Following Contamination through the Lungs of Gastrointestinal Tract",
J. Soc. Radiol. Prot. 5:1 - 1985

VOELZ G.L.,
"Current Approaches to the Management of Internally Contaminated Persons",
The Medical Basis for Radiation Accident Preparedness, K.F. Hübner, S.A. Fry Eds., Elsevier North Holland Inc., 1980

Basic Elements of Radiological Protection
ICRP-26 (1977) : Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection
ICRP-30 (1980-1981-1982)
ICRP-42 (1984) : A Compilation of the Major Concepts and Quantities in Use by ICRP (most important definitions)
ICRP-48 (1986) : The metabolism of Plutonium and Related Elements
ICRP-54 (1988) : Individual Monitoring for Intakes of Radionuclides by Workers : Design and Interpretation
ICRP-55 (1989) : Optimization and Decision Making in Radiological Protection (info on the ALARA-principle)
ICRP-60 (1990) : The 1990 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection

2. Visiplan


VERMEERSCH F., VAN BOSSTRAETEN C.,
"Development of the VISIPLAN ALARA planning tool",
Proceeding of the International Conference on Topical issues in Nuclear Radiation and Radioactive Waste Safety, Vienna Austria, 31-august to September 4, 1998. link(260 kB)

VERMEERSCH F.,
"Experience and plans for the use of Virtual Reality",
Workshop meeting on "Virtual Reality Applications in Process Industry, Maintenance training, Outage planning, Control Room Retrofits and Design, OECD Halden Project, Halden, Norway, September 17-18, 1998.

VERMEERSCH F., VAN BOSSTRAETEN C.,
"Software VISIPLAN : A powerfull tool for optimization",
2nd European workshop on occupational exposure management at NPPS, Tarragona, Spain, 5-7 April 2000. link(470 kB)


MASSAUT V., DEBOODT P., VERMEERSCH F., LEFÈBVRE A., KLEIN M.,
"Optimization and decommissioning : Challenge and limits",
1st European ALARA Network Workshop, ALARA & Decommissioning, 1-3 December 1997, INSTN Saclay France, Paper n°1. link(105 kB)


EGGERMONT G., BULS N., HERMANNE A., VAN SUETENDAEL W. and VERMEERSCH F.,µ
"Optimization opportunities in the decommissioning of accelerators",
1st European ALARA Network Workshop, ALARA & Decommissioning, 1-3 December 1997, INSTN Saclay France, Paper n°14.

VERMEERSCH F., VAN BOSSTRAETEN C. and ANTOINE P.,
"Study and development of ALARA support tools and techniques",
Scientific report SCK·CEN 1999. link(280 kB)


VERMEERSCH F.,
"The combined use of 3D dose assessment and human motion simulation in ALARA D&D problems",
Abstract for the 7th ALARA Network Workshop "Decommissioning of Installations and Site Remediation". link(280 kB)


VERMEERSCH F.,
"Reducing external exposure risk with the VISIPLAN 3D ALARA planning tool",
Contribution to the Xth Symposium SBMN - BGNG (Knokke) Belgische Vereniging voor Nucleaire geneeskunde. link(52 kB)


VERMEERSCH F., VAN BOSSTRAETEN C.,
"The use of the VISIPLAN ALARA planning tool in ALARA studies at the SCK·CEN",
European ALARA Newsletter, Issue 7, pages 2-3, August 1999. link(175 kB)


VERMEERSCH F.,
"Dose assessment and dose optimization in decommissioning using VISIPLAN 3D ALARA planning tool",
Radiation protection and decomissioning conference ABR/BVS, 14 May 2003, Brussels. link(404 kB)


ANTOINE P., HARNIE S., NUYTS T. and VERMEERSCH F.,
"Dismantling of the Hot-Cell n°41 at the SCK·CEN, using the ALARA planning Tool VISIPLAN",
7th ALARA workshop 29-31 October 2003.


ANTOINE P.,
"Démantèlement de la cellule chaude n°41 au SCK·CEN en s'aidant de l'outil de planification ALARA VISIPLAN",
3èmes Journées SFRP 11-12 juin 2002. link(262 kB)


MASSAUT V.,
"The radioprotection Optimisation applied in an actual case : the BR3 decomissioning project",
3rd European forum of "Radioprotectique". link(1.03 MB)


LEE D.J. and al.,
"Virtual Reality for Inspection, Maintenance, Operation and Repair of Nuclear Power Plant (VRIMOR)",
FISA 2001, EU Research in Reactor Safety, Luxembourg, 12-15 November 2001 Edited by G. Van Goethem et al. link(187 kB)


VRIMOR project : "Technological and user Perspective report",
FIKS-CT-2000-00114, European 5th framework programme.
VERMEERSCH F.,
"Technique for radiological characterization and task dose evaluation based on gamma scanning, work simulation and 3D dose modelling of a work site",
Proceedings of ICEM'03, the 9th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioctive waste management Examination schools, Oxford,England, September 21-25, 2003.

VERMEERSCH F. and DEBOODT P.,
"Caractérisation et modélisation d'un site radioactif par usage combiné du scanner gamma unidirectionnel EDR et de l'outil de planification VISIPLAN 3D",
SFRP Codes de calculs en radioprotection, radiophysique et dosimétrie, 1-3 Octobre, Sochaux, France. link(267 kB)


CROUAIL P. and LEFAURE C.,
"Radiation Protection Aspects of the BR3 Dismantling. Phase 1 - Decontamination",
CEPN - Report n°196 - January 1994.


MASSAUT V., KLEIN M., LEFÈBVRE A., WILLE H., OPERSHALL H., SAUMON P., DUBOURG M. and ROBERTS P.,
"The BR3 Pressurized Water Reactor Reactor Pilot Decommissioning Project",
EC Contract FI2D-CT89-0003 - Final report - EUR 18229 EN.


DEBOODT P.,
"La Dosimétrie opérationelle au Centre d'Études de l'Énergie Nucléaire de Mol",
Journées SFRP, Paris 29-30 Avril 97


ZEEVAERT Th. and GOVAERTS P.,
"De Ontmanteling van de BR3 Reaktor, een opportuniteit voor ALARA; toepassing en onderzoek (in Dutch) (Translation: The dismantling of the BR3 Reactor, an opportunity for ALARA; application and developments)",
Annals of the Belgian Association for Radioprotection, Vol. n°18, October 1993. link(189 kB)

3. Alara


IC91, ICRP, Publication 60, 1991, Pergammon Press
BS96, "International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources"
IAEA, Safety Series n°115, Vienna, 1996.
EA96, European ALARA Network, see http://www.cepn.asso.fr
RD96, "Law on the Welfare at the Workplaces", Royal Decree on 04.08.1996.
MA00, "Management of occupational radiological and non-radiological risks : lessons to be learned", 4th Workshop of the European ALARA Network, November 19-22, 2000, Antwerpen, Belgium.