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Probabilistic analysis of nuclear reactor safety proceedings of the topical meeting, May 8-10, 1978, Newport Beach, California by

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Published by American Nuclear Society in La Grange Park, Ill .
Written in English


  • Nuclear reactors -- Safety measures -- Congresses.,
  • Probabilities -- Congresses.

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Statementgeneral chairman, publications, Eugene N. Cramer ; technical program chairman, David Okrent ; technical program committee, G. Apostolakis ... [et al.].
ContributionsCramer, Eugene N., American Nuclear Society. Nuclear Reactor Safety Division.
LC ClassificationsTK9152 .P72
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Pagination3 v. :
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Open LibraryOL4765928M
ISBN 100894481010
LC Control Number78113324

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