Dismantling of contaminated stacks at nuclear facilities.

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .

Written in English

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  • Chimneys.,
  • Nuclear facilities -- Decommissioning.

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SeriesTechnical reports series -- no. 440., Technical reports series (International Atomic Energy Agency) -- no. 440.
ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. :
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL18249493M
ISBN 109201045050

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Dismantling of contaminated stacks at nuclear facilities. — Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, p. 24 cm. — (Technical reports series, ISSN – ; ) STI/DOC// ISBN 92–0––0 Includes bibliographical references.

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The investigation found radiation doses of 95 millisieverts per hour 5 feet from the SGTS piping at the base of the exhaust stack.

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