BS EN 61005:2017 - Radiation protection instrumentation. Neutron ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters

BS EN 61005:2017

Radiation protection instrumentation. Neutron ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters

Status : Current   Published : March 2017



IEC 61005:2014 specifies requirements for the performance characteristics of neutron ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters, and prescribes the methods of testing in order to determine compliance with this standard. This standard specifies general characteristics, general test procedures, radiation characteristics, electrical, mechanical, safety and environmental characteristics, and also the identification certificate (see 13.2). Requirements and test procedures are also specified for the alarm performance of the neutron ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters, equipped with alarm provisions. This new edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- upper neutron energy of the instruments covered by the standard is increased to 20 MeV;

- requirement for the variation of the relative response due to neutron energy is modified;

- a clause for additivity of the indicated value (neutron dose/dose rate) is introduced;

- environmental testing methods and requirements are referred to IEC 62706.

Standard NumberBS EN 61005:2017
TitleRadiation protection instrumentation. Neutron ambient dose equivalent (rate) meters
Publication Date31 March 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 8529-1:2001, IEC 61187, ISO 11929:2010, IEC 60086-1:2011, IEC 60529, EN 60086-1:2011, ISO 12789-1:2008, EN 60529, ISO 8529-2:2000, IEC 62706, ISO 12789-2:2008, EN 61187, IEC 60050, EN 60086-2:2011, IEC 60086-2:2011, ISO 8529-3:1998
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 4037-2:1997, ICRU Report 51:1993, ICRU Report 66:2001, ICRU Report 57:1998, IEC TR 62461, JCGM 100:2008, ICRP Publication 74:1996, JCGM 200:2008, ISO 4037-3:1999, IEC 60050-395, ISO 4037-1:1996
ReplacesBS EN 61005:2004
International RelationshipsEN 61005:2017,IEC 61005:2014
Draft Superseded By13/30244707 DC
DescriptorsNeutrons, Instruments, Nuclear safety, Detectors, Exposure-rate meters, Electrical components, Electronic equipment and components, Conformity, Performance, Radiation protection, Probes, Radiation measurement, Nuclear instruments, Dosimeters, Labels, Electrical equipment
Title in FrenchInstrumentation pour la radioprotection. Appareils de mesure de l'équivalent de dose ambiant neutron (ou de son débit d'équivalent de dose)
Title in GermanStrahlenschutz-Messgeräte. Umgebungsäquivalentdosis(leistungs. Messgeräte für Neutronenstrahlung
ISBN978 0 580 89967 6
File Size2.777 MB

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