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Nuclear reactor containment buildings and pressure vessels

International Symposium on Nuclear Reactor Containment Buildings and Pressure Vessels, Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow 1960

Nuclear reactor containment buildings and pressure vessels

proceedings of a symposium organized by the Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering of the Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow, 17th to 20th May, 1960.

by International Symposium on Nuclear Reactor Containment Buildings and Pressure Vessels, Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow 1960

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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shielding (Radiation)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9210 I5 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination572p.
    Number of Pages572
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18312963M

    So this is where the high level is more or less limited to (although there are zones of significant but not nearly as high radiation in the reactor buildings outside the containment vessels as well).


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Test case studies are given in a comprehensive treatment. Computer program solutions supporting analysis are given in the appendices.