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Computer routines for nuclear reactor after-heat research

Marvin Adam Lewallen

Computer routines for nuclear reactor after-heat research

by Marvin Adam Lewallen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- Computer programs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marvin Adam Lewallen.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7], 52 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14236371M

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