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ASTM C1233

Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 June 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology): 27.120.30
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This standard details a recommended practice for the calculation of the Equivalent Boron Content (EBC) for nuclear materials. The EBC is used to provide a measure of the macroscopic neutron absorption cross section of a nuclear material. EBC factors for the natural elements are determined from their atomic masses and thermal neutron absorption cross sections. This practice is illustrated by using EBC factors that are based on thermal neutron (2200 m/s) absorption cross sections. Other EBC factors may be used depending upon the actual neutron energy spectrum. 

The EBC is a characteristic of a homogeneous material. Characterization of inhomogeneous materials and calculation of neutron multiplication factors require techniques that are beyond the scope of this practice. 

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

Document History

ASTM C1233
June 1, 2015
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
This standard details a recommended practice for the calculation of the Equivalent Boron Content (EBC) for nuclear materials. The EBC is used to provide a measure of the macroscopic neutron...
June 1, 2009
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
This standard details a recommended practice for the calculation of the Equivalent Boron Content (EBC) for nuclear materials. The EBC is used to provide a measure of the macroscopic neutron...
July 10, 2003
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
This standard details a recommended practice for the calculation of the Equivalent Boron Content (EBC) values for elements that are of potential significance as thermal neutron poisons. The values...
August 10, 1998
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
1. Scope 1.1 This standard details a recommended practice for the calculation of the Equivalent Boron Content (EBC) values for elements that are of potential significance as thermal neutron poisons....
December 10, 1997
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
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January 1, 1993
Standard Practice for Determining Equivalent Boron Contents of Nuclear Materials
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