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Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants (Safety (International Atomic Energy))

Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants (Safety (International Atomic Energy))

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12892404M
    ISBN 109205231908
    ISBN 109789205231907

    Currently, about half of all nuclear power plants are located in the US. There are many different kinds of nuclear power plants, and we will discuss a few important designs in this text.


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