Beamline Commissioning Team (BCT)

 

1. Purpose

Manage the shielding validation of newly installed beamline radiation shielding, ensuring that radiation levels are reduced to levels that meet DOE, ANL, and APS requirements and ALARA objectives.

 

2. Membership

Member

Division

Role

S. Butala

RSO

Chair

M. Ramanathan

AES

AES CCSM & BCRRT Chair

J. Vacca

AES

RSO-Health Physicist

W. VanWingeren

AES

AES Commissioning Coordinator

Floor Coordinator

AES

Beamline Operations Support

Beamline Staff

 

Beamline Technical Staff

 

3. Method

The Team will:

  • In advance of the shielding validation, review the shielding validation plan prepared by the Committee Chair,
  • Coordinate the scheduling of the shielding validation,
  • Coordinate setup of validation hardware (temporary stops, transport, scattering targets, etc.)
  • Oversee the Health Physics (HP) validation measurements,

Review and endorse the HP measurements, and Chair reports validation results, with recommendations for operational authorizations and/or limitations, to the AES Division Director.

 

4. Frequency of Meetings

Meetings will be held at the direction of the Committee Chair in response to requests for commissioning of beamlines.

 

5. Responsiblities

The Chair shall coordinate team activities and provide recommendations for operational authorizations and/or limitations, to the AOD Division Director. The BCRRT Chair shall request validations of the BCT Chair. The RSO-HP group shall perform the validation measurements.

Updated: March 17, 2011