Instrument Manuals, etc
Brief History of Nuclear Criticality Accidents in Russia - 1953-1997
- G. Vargo. PNNL 12199. 1999.
A Review of Criticality Accidents. McLaughlin et al. LA 13638. 2000.
Radiation Doses in the Pajarito Accident of May 21, 1946. LA-687. 1948
The Radiological Accident in Chochabamba - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Gilan - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Goiania - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Istanbul - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Lilo - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Samet Prakarn - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in San Salvador - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Soreq - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Tammiku - IAEA Report
The Radiological Accident in Yanango - IAEA Report
|Nuclear Instrument & Chemical Corporation / Nuclear Chicago catalogs kindly provided by James Schoke (founder and President of the company)|
Current Status of Civil Defense in Schools - With Guidelines for Action. MP-35. June 1966.
Facts About Fallout Protection. L-18. April 1958.
Fallout Protection for Homes with Basements. H-12 (revised). May 1967.
Fallout Protection. What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack. H-6. December 1961.
School Boards Plan for Civil Defense. MP-31. August 1965.
Ten for Survival - Surviving Nuclear Attack OCDM 1959.
|CD V-457 Model 2. Nucleonic Corp. of America. Instruction, Maintenance and Experiment Manual. Radiological Demonstration Unit.|
16 CFR 232. Guides for Advertising Radiation Monitoring Instruments. 1982. At one time, there were U.S. Federal regulations regarding "the advertising of instruments, devices, or other products which are represented in any manner to be of use to the general public for detecting or measuring fallout radiation."
American Civil Defense 1945 - 1984 FEMA 107. July 1986.
Civil Defense Radiological Monitoring Instruments Specifications. December 1950. FCDA. (courtesy of Nick Studer)
CPG 2-6.1. Radiological Defense Preparedness. April 1978.
CPG 2-6.4. Radiation Safety in Shelters. FEMA. September 1983.
CPG 4-1. Volume I. Obsolete Radiological Instruments. September 1985.
FG-E-5.9. Handbook for Radiological Monitors. April 1963.
Handbook for Radiological Defense Education. - For use by schools receiving the CD V-755 "High School Kit." OCDM. January 1959.
H-16. Shelter Management Handbook. March 1978.
IG-3-2. Basic Course for Civil Defense. Instructor's Guide. FCDA. February 1955.
MP-30. Civil Defense 1965. OCD. April 1965.
Radiological Monitoring Instruments and Equipment (For Civil Defense Operations). Office of Civil Defense. 1963.
SM-11.21.1 Radiological Monitoring Student Workbook. Office of Civil Defense. May 1963.
SM 81. Fundamentals Course for Radiological Monitors. FEMA. September 1981.
TB-8-1. Technical Bulletin. Blast Damage from Nuclear Weapons of Larger Sizes. February 1955. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-1. Technical Bulletin. Emergency Exposures to Nuclear Radiation. Revised August 1956. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-8. Technical Bulletin. Permissible Emergency Levels of Radioactivity in Water and Food. December 1952. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-9. Technical Bulletin. Emergency Measurements of Radioactivity in Food and water. December 1952. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-19. Technical Bulletin. Protection Against Fallout Radiation. September 1955. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-20. Technical Bulletin. Radiological Instruments for Civil Defense. September 1955. Reprinted October 1958.
TB-11-20. Technical Bulletin. Radiological Instruments for Civil Defense. September 1955. Revised June 1959.
TB-11-21. Technical Bulletin. Fallout and the Winds. October 1955. Revised February 1956. Reprinted 1958.
TB-11-22. Technical Bulletin. Radiation Physics and Bomb Phenomenology. Revised June 1956.
TB-11-24. Technical Bulletin. Medical Aspects of Nuclear Radiation. July 1956. Reprinted October 1958.
|Radioactive Consumer Products. NUREG CP-0001. 1978.|
the Origin of the Chemical Elements and Their Discoverers. Holden.
The New Element Americium (Atomic Number 95). Seaborg, James, Morgan. AECD-2185. 1948.
The New Element Curium (Atomic Number 96). Seaborg, James and Ghorso. AECD-2182 1948.
The New Element Berkelium (Atomic Number 97). Thompson, Ghiorso and Seaborg. AECD-2880, UCRL 669. 1950.
The New Element Californium (Atomic Number 98). Thompson, Street, Ghiorso and Seaborg. UCRL 760. 1950.
The First Weighing of Plutonium. Seaborg. 1967.
Transuranium Elements: A Half Century. Seaborg. LBL 29445. 1990.
Victoreen Tubes (1B85, 6306, EP70G/5980, EP72M/7616, EP70M/5979, EP74)
Future of Atomic Energy. E. Fermi. MDDC-1 1946.
Glossary of Hanford Terminology. Lane. 1961. An excellent summary of the code names used in the early days of the nuclear business. (Courtesy of Dan Strom)
Health Physics, Instrumentation, and Radiation Protection. Parker. MDDC-783. 1947.
Note on the Origin of the Term "Barn". Baker and Holloway. LAMS-523. 1944.
Origin of the Radiation Warning Symbol - Paul Frame
Permissible Doses Conference Held at Chalk River Canada - meeting minutes. R.M.-10. 1949.(Courtesy of Dan Strom)
The Tripartite Conferences on Radiation Protection. Canada, United Kingdom, United States (1949-1953). Taylor. NVO-271 (DE84016028). USDOE. 1984. (Courtesy of Dan Strom).
Tolerance Dose. Cantril. MDDC-1100. 1945. (Courtesy of Dan Strom).
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Survey Instrumentation Manual (January 1, 1954)
Tracerlog No. 62. September 1954 (SU-14, R-21, Neutron Badge)
A General Method for
Determining Coincidence Corrections of Counting Instruments. Kohman.
A Manual on the Measurement of Radioactivity. Jaffey, Kohman and Crawford. MDDC-388. 1946.
Alpha Counters as Used in Radioassay of Plutonium. Chadwick. MDDC-454. 1946.
A Ten Channel Pulse Height Analyzer. Dexter. LAMS-573. 1947.
Boron Trifluoride Neutron Detector for Low Neutron Intensities. Segre, Weigand. LA Report 108. MDDC-183. 1944
Conduction of Electricity Through Gases - Tomson, 1906
Construction of a Hand-Contamination Counter and Radiation Monitor. Watts. LAMS-153. MDDC-1639. 1944.
Counting Rate Meter Based on a Design by MIT. Sternberg. MDDC-766. 1946.
"Cutie Pie," A Portable Radiation Instrument. Ballou. MDDC-997. 1945.
Design and Construction of the "Pee Wee" Portable Proportional Alpha Survey Meter. LAMS-740. Larkins 1948.
Electricity in Gases - Townsend, 1915
Flat Response Neutron Detector. Hanson. LAMS-66. 1944.
Instrument Work in an Atomic Energy Laboratory. Fisher. MDDC-1059.1947.
Instruments. Esler. 1946.
Instruments of Operation Crossroads. De Ment. The Military Engineer. XXXIX. 1947.
Investigation of Proportional Counters. LA-74. 1944.
Limitations and Past Applications of the Cloud Chamber. Haring. MLM-283. 1949.
List of Classified Documents on Radiation Instrumentation. Haywood. 1947.
Los Alamos Health Group Film Badge Procedures. Buckland. LAMS-620. 1947.
Manufacturing Specifications for the Portable GM Tube Survey Meter. Dorsey. MDDC-805. 1944.
Model 100 Counting Rate Meter. Gallagher and Sands. MDDC-1297. 1946.
Model 200 Pulse Counter. Higinbotham, Gallagher, and Sands. 1946.
Multiple Wire Proportional Counter. Diven, Thompson. LA-73. MDDC-99. 1944.
Film as a Pocket Radiation Dosimeter.
Pardue, Goldstein and Wollan. MDDC-1065. 1944.
Up of Counts. Serber. LA-13. 1943.
Practical Measurements in Radio-activity - Makower, Geiger, 1912 Pulse
Height Analyzer - Model A. Froman, Higinbotham, and Rossi. LA-114.
Threshold Detectors for Neutrons. Taschek. LA-211. MDDC-360. 1946. Recoil
Proportional Counter. LA-166. 1944. Relative
Sensitivities of Some Organic Compounds for Scintillation Detectors. Taschek.
LAMS-706. 1948. Report on
Health Instruments - Model 263 Victoreen Instrument Company. Walsh.
Proportional Counter. LA-123. 1944.
of Ion Chambers. Snyder. LA-484. MDDC-485. 1945.
Piling Up of Counts. Serber. LA-13. 1943.
Practical Measurements in Radio-activity - Makower, Geiger, 1912
Pulse Height Analyzer - Model A. Froman, Higinbotham, and Rossi. LA-114. 1944.
Radioactive Threshold Detectors for Neutrons. Taschek. LA-211. MDDC-360. 1946.
Recoil Proportional Counter. LA-166. 1944.
Relative Sensitivities of Some Organic Compounds for Scintillation Detectors. Taschek. LAMS-706. 1948.
Report on Health Instruments - Model 263 Victoreen Instrument Company. Walsh. LAMS-847. 1949.
Spherical Proportional Counter. LA-123. 1944.
Theory of Ion Chambers. Snyder. LA-484. MDDC-485. 1945.
Atomic Energy for
Military Purposes - the Smyth Report 1945
The First Reactor. DOE/NE-0046. 1982.
The Manhattan Project - Making of the Atomic Bomb. Gosling. DOE/MA 0001. 1999.
Trinity. Bainbridge. LA-1012. 1947.
X-Ray Protection. NBS Handbook
Radium Protection for Amounts up to 300 Milligrams NBS Handbook 18.
X-Ray Protection. NBS Handbook 20
Radium Protection NBS Handbook 23
Medical X-Ray Protection up to Two Million Volts. NBS Handbook 41
Recommendations for the Disposal of Carbon-14 Wastes NBS Handbook 53
Photographic Dosimetry of X-and Gamma Rays NBS Handbook 57
Radioactive-Waste Disposal in the Ocean NBS Handbook 58
Insert for NBS Handbook 59 (1957)
Permissible Dose from External Sources of Ionizing Radiation NBS Handbook 59 (Addendum 1958)
X-Ray Protection. NBS Handbook 60
Safe Handling of Bodies Containing Radioactive Isotopes NBS Handbook 65
Safe Design and Use of Industrial Beta-Ray Sources NBS Handbook 66
Medical X-ray Protection up to Three Million Volts NBS Handbook 76
Stopping Powers for Use with Cavity Chambers NBS Handbook 79
A Manual of Radioactivity Procedures NBS Handbook 80
Safe Handling of Radioactive Materials NBS Handbook 92
Shielding for High-Energy Electron Accelerator Installations NBS Handbook 97
|Lecture Series on Nuclear Physics: 1943-1944. MDDC-1175. 1944.|
Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium - Rayleigh (Strutt),
Chemical Effects of Alpha Particles and Electrons - Lind, 1921
Chemistry of the Radio-elements - Soddy, 1914
Electrical Nature of Matter and Radioactivity - Jones, 1906
Interpretation of Radium, and the Structure of the Atom - Soddy, 1920
Matter and Energy - Soddy, 1911
Radio-active Substances - Curie, 1904
Radio-activity - Rutherford, 1905
Radioactive Substances: Their Properties and Behaviour - Makower, 1906
Radioactive substances and their radiations - Rutherford, 1913
Radioactive Transformations - Rutherford, 1906
Studies in Radioactivity - Bragg, 1912
and Future of Radioisotopes in Medical, Industrial, and Space Applications.
1990. Tingey, Dix and Wahlquist. PNL-SA-18458. 1990.
Isotope Chart (High Atomic Number End). Segre. LAMS-271. 1945.
Canadian Radium & Uranium Corporation. Catalog of Radium and Accessory
Equipment for Modern Radium Therapy. Copyright 1941.
Radium - Abstracts of Selected Articles on Radium and Radium Therapy. United States Radium Corporation, 1922.
Radium Explained. Hampson, 1905.
Radium in Humans. A Review of U.S. Studies. Rowland. ANL/ER-3. 1994.
Radium and Radioactivity. Abee, 1904.
Radium Therapy. Simpson, 1922.
The following "Tales from the Atomic Age" originally appeared in the Health Physics Society Newsletter. Although they are written in a story format, I did my best to ensure the accuracy of all the information contained in them - Paul Frame
In the Groove - a story about radium hounds
It Belonged to Wollan - a story about Ernest Wollan, the first "Health Physicist"
Radioactive Curative Devices and Spas - a story about radioactive quack cures
U-234 - the story of the German U-boat U-234.
William Crookes and the Turbulent Luminous Sea - a story about the spinthariscope
Dental Radiology - Satterlee, 1913
Electrical Dangers in X-ray Laboratories - Shearer, 1920
Elementary and Dental Radiography - Raper, 1918
Manufacture of the Coolidge X-ray Tube - Robinson and Moore, 1920
Medical electricity and Rontgen rays - Tousey, 1921
Oil-Immersed X-ray Generating Outfits - Coolidge, 1920
Principles and Practice of Roentgenological Technique - Hirsch, 1919
Radiator Type of Tube - Coolidge, 1919
Roentgen rays in medicine and surgery - Williams, 1903
Rontgen rays and electro-therapeutics - Kassabian, 1907
Röntgen Rays: Memoirs by Röntgen, Stokes, and J. J. Thomson - Rontgen, Stokes, Thomson, 1899
Text-book of radiology (X-rays) - Morton, 1918
X Rays - Kaye, 1918