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Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants

Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants

Operation (Safety (International Atomic Energy))

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power Resources - Nuclear,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12892409M
    ISBN 109205233900
    ISBN 109789205233901


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