Standard for fire protection systems of nuclear facilities

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Published by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board in Mumbai .

Written in English

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  • Nuclear facilities -- India.

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Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2001. 2 microfiches. Master microform held by: DLC.

Book details

SeriesAERB standard specification ;, AERB/S/IRSD-1
ContributionsIndia. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/60479 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL159704M
LC Control Number99935495

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INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Protection Against Internal Fires and Explosions in the Design of Nuclear Power Plants, IAEA Safety Standards Series No.

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