Measurements of the reactivity properties of the Ågesta nuclear power reactor at zero power
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Published by Aktiebolaget Atomenergi in Stockholm .
Written in English



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  • Nuclear reactors -- Sweden.

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Bibliography: p. 29-30.

Statement[by] G. Bernander.
SeriesAtomenergi, Aktiebolaget. AE-, 289, AE (Series) (Stockholm, Sweden) ;, 289.
LC ClassificationsTK9008 .A77 no. 289
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. 5 pages
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL5263273M
LC Control Number75396097

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