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Uranium Biokinetics Calculator

(last updated 9 Feb 2016)
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The Calculator is based on portions of the ACTLITE code by K. F. Eckerman (1999).
For educational purposes only. No warranty.

Calculate ICRP biokinetic model for uranium.

(For another version of the calculator enlarged by compartment for hair, go to Uranium Biokinetics Calculator Vers. B).

Enter a value into any one of the Calculator Panel fields, select the parameters and click the "Calculate" button to determine the corresponding values in the other Calculator Panel fields accordingly. HELP
Numbers can be entered in exponential notation: 5 · 10-6 = 5e-6

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Calculator Panel      
Control Panel
End Time:


Log. Timescale

Speed Factor


Extra Region(s):

Retention:
 
Intake:
Specific Intake: g/(day·kg)  
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Lung Retention:
Kidney Retention:
Kidney Concentration: g/g  
|
Faeces Excretion:
Urine Excretion:

 

       HELP

 

Output Chart

(Click legend items to toggle specific curves on/off)

Log. Vertical Scale using Decades
 

Result Details
Show:    Compartments       Intermediate Results      Fractions of Intake

 

Intake Parameters      HELP
Specific Activity
natural uranium
depleted uranium (0.2 wt_% U-235)
enriched uranium (3.5 wt_% U-235)
U-238
other:
    Bq/g
Intake RateIntake Duration
once
per day
per year
per liter water
per kg food
per m3 air

days
years
continuous

Exposure Parameters     HELP
Intake RouteTypeAge at IntakeDependent Values *)
Inhalation
Lung clearance type:
F   M   S   other:
Absorption parameters:
fr:
sr: per day
ss: per day

Public:
3 months
1 year
5 years
10 years
15 years
adult

Worker:
adult worker
AMAD: m
Breathing rate: m3/h at
 
Water consumption rate: ltr per day
Food consumption rate: kg per day
GI absorption f1:
Body weight: kg
Kidney mass: g
Urine volume: ltr per day
Creatinine excretion in urine: g per day
Faeces mass: g per day
Ingestion
all other compounds
most tetravalent
compounds, e.g.
UO2, U3O8, UF4
Injection

*) These values are initialized according to the settings in the other columns, but can be modified as needed.


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