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2 edition of Structure shielding against fallout radiation from nuclear weapons. found in the catalog.

Structure shielding against fallout radiation from nuclear weapons.

L. V. Spencer

Structure shielding against fallout radiation from nuclear weapons.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards in [Washington] .
Written in English

  • Shielding (Radiation),
  • Gamma rays.,
  • Radioactive fallout.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 134.

    SeriesUnited States. National Bureau of Standards. Monograph, 42, NBS monograph ;, 42.
    LC ClassificationsQC100 .U556 no. 42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5870275M
    LC Control Number62061619

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