MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 86, 20165th International Scientific Conference “Integration, Partnership and Innovation in Construction Science and Education”
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||4 Building materials and Technologies|
|Published online||28 November 2016|
Criteria for evaluation of building materials hazard based on their natural radioactivity in Russia and in the European Union countries
Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, 129337, Yaroslavskoye Shosse 26, Moscow, Russia
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We hereby have considered the natural radioactivity of building materials as a source of radiation for the human environment. We have considered the Russian and the European evaluation criteria for ensuring radiation safety of the population. We also present an experimental research of the content of natural radionuclides in building materials. We have calculated the effective specific activity and the activity concentration index based on the results presented. We have identified discrepancies between the Russian and the European standards.
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