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Impact of nuclear research on the future technology of nuclear power

P. K. Iyengar

Impact of nuclear research on the future technology of nuclear power

by P. K. Iyengar

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Published in Delhi : Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, 1979 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementP. K. Iyengar.
SeriesFounder memorial lecture ; 15
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/8750 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination24, ix p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4081366M
LC Control Number79906903

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