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Published by Technical Training Center, Office of Human Resources, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by F.E. Haskin ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHaskin, F. E., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Human Resources. Technical Training Center., Sandia National Laboratories., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data. Technical Training Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16035496M
    ISBN 100160671744
    OCLC/WorldCa51775768

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[F E Haskin; Allen L Camp; S A Hodge; University of New Mexico. Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering.; Sandia National Laboratories.; Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Engineering Technology Division.; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data.

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