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The Safety of Nuclear Power

The Safety of Nuclear Power

A Report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group (Safety (International Atomic Energy))

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12857411M
    ISBN 109201001924
    ISBN 109789201001924


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