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Power reactor noise

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Published by ANS in La Grange Park, Ill .
Written in English

  • Nuclear reactors -- Noise.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph A. Thie ; prepared under the direction of the American Nuclear Society for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    ContributionsAmerican Nuclear Society., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    LC ClassificationsTK9202 .T48 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3788214M
    ISBN 100894480251
    LC Control Number81065375

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