NDE techniques for nuclear heat exchangers presented at the 1991 International Joint Power Generation Conference, October 6-10, 1991, San Diego, California by International Joint Power Generation Conference (1991 San Diego, Calif.)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementsponsored by Nuclear Engineering Division, ASME ; edited by David A. Steininger.
SeriesNE ;, vol. 6, NE (Series) ;, v. 6.
ContributionsSteininger, D. A., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Nuclear Engineering Division.
LC ClassificationsTJ263 .I56 1991
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Paginationv, 73 p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1575821M
ISBN 10079180819X
LC Control Number91075470

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