Yucca mountain waste pckage closure control system : technical peer review report : report of the review panel

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Published by ASME International in [New York, N.Y.] .

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  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.

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Other titlesTechnical peer review report : report of the review panel : Yucca Mountain waste package closure control system.
StatementASME International and Institute for Retulatory Science.
SeriesCRTD -- v. 79., CRTD (Series) -- 79.
ContributionsAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers., Institute for Regulatory Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL18274599M
ISBN 100791802345
ISBN 109780791802342
OCLC/WorldCa64401411

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