Dynamics of nuclear reactors by David L. Hetrick

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear reactors -- Mathematical models,
  • Nuclear reactor kinetics

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 491-528.

Book details

Statement[by] David L. Hetrick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC786.5 .H48 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 542 p.
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4913936M
ISBN 100226331660
LC Control Number76130309

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