# Re: [fluka-discuss]: Dose calculation (Unit: Gy/min)

From: Amit Kumar <amit.live.sal_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:06:15 +0530

Hi HoSeung, Santana

How much time it would take to simulate such huge number of primaries? Is
there any way to do fast simulation for such large number of primaries?

On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 10:16 PM, Santana, Mario <msantana_at_slac.stanford.edu>
wrote:

> Hi HoSeung,
>
> Results are normalized per primary (in your case per incident electron).
>
> Thus, to normalize your results per minute you need to multiply those by
> 7.5E12 x 250 * 60:
>
> Results 7.5E12 e 250 pulse 60 s
> ----------- x --------------- x --------------- x -----------
> e pulse s min
>
> Please note that Gy is the unit for absorbed dose density [J/kg], so you
> should score it in your target of interest, not in air (unless you want to
> know the absorbed dose in air).
>
>
>
> From: HoSeung Song <genesjp_at_skku.edu>
> Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:26 AM
> To: fluka-discuss <fluka-discuss_at_fluka.org>
> Subject: [fluka-discuss]: Dose calculation (Unit: Gy/min)
>
>
>
> Dear Fluka users,
>
>
> I am conducting a simulation with 15 MeV electron beam to tunsgen target
> to generate photon and neutron. After the target, I put conical shape
> collimator to focus the photon. I want to calculate a photon dose (Gy/min)
> at the certain distance from the target (example: 1m, 2m, 3m and etc.).
>
>
> 1. For a input card, I used USRBIN (dose-eq), AUXSCORE (photon) to score
> the photon equivalent dose, and the unit is pSv/primary. Is this true?
>
> The specification of the accelerator is as follows;
>
> - number of electrons per pulse: 7.5*10^12
> - pulse frequency: 250Hz
> - pulse duration: 6us
>
> With these parameters, I want to calculate a photon-dose (Gy/min) with
> FLUKA. I am a beginner of this program and this field. Can you tell me how
> to calculate Gy/min at certain point (or surface) with a little bit detail?
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Regards,
> Ho-seung SONG
>
>
>
>
>

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