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Analysis of nuclear systems satisfying U.S. energy needs
United States. Dept. of Energy. San Francisco Operations Office
1978 by Dept. of Energy], for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English
|Statement||by R.F. Turner ... [et al.]|
|Series||GA-A ; 14848|
|Contributions||Turner, R. F. 1931-, United States. Dept. of Energy|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 29 p. :|
|Number of Pages||29|
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