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Probability and consequences of misloading fuel in a PWR

Probability and consequences of misloading fuel in a PWR

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Published by Division of Systems Research, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pressurized water reactors -- Accidents.,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Refueling -- Accidents.,
  • Nuclear fuel elements -- Accidents.,
  • Nuclear fuels -- Accidents.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by D.J. Diamond, C.-J. Hsu, V. Mubayi.
    ContributionsXu, Zhaojun., Mubayi, Vinod., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Systems Research., Brookhaven National Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiii, 61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17748688M

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