Shutdown and low-power operation at commercial nuclear power plants in the United States
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Published by Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • Nuclear power plants -- United States.

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Other titlesShutdown and low power operation at commercial nuclear power plants in the United States.
ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15417292M

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