Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 6, Pages: 618-621
Farhood Ziaie1 and Zahra Kazemi2*
1Agricultural, Medical and Industrial Research School, Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute, P.O. Box 31485-498, Karaj, Iran
2 Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
In order to develop the private sectors in the country, access to information about the irradiation unit cost is one of the important information that must be provided to the investors to promote and share them. This article focuses on the irradiation unit cost calculation and its dependence on different parameters. Therefore, it is attempted to gather information about the fixed and variable costs required for establishing a radiation processing center equipped with an electron accelerator, domestically. Then, using activity based costing method the irradiation unit cost based on hours of system operation is estimated and compared.
Keywords: Radiation processing of food, electron accelerator, economical evaluation, irradiation unit cost
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