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use of a field model to assess fire behavior in complex nuclear power plant enclosures

J. L. Boccio

use of a field model to assess fire behavior in complex nuclear power plant enclosures

present capabilities and future prospects

by J. L. Boccio

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Published by Division of Engineering Technology, RES, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Available from Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- Fires and fire prevention -- Mathematical models.,
  • Fire prevention -- United States -- Mathematical models.

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    StatementJ.L. Boccio and J.L. Usher.
    ContributionsUsher, J. L., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering Technology., Brookhaven National Laboratory. Dept. of Nuclear Energy. Reliability and Physical Analysis Group.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15338366M

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