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Nuclear fuel

by Charles A. Mann

  • 194 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Wayland in Hove, East Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic energy,
  • Nuclear fuels,
  • Nuclear reactors,
  • Uranium,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementC.A. Mann
    SeriesWorld resources series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9360 .M36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24762326M
    ISBN 100850782503
    ISBN 109780850782509
    OCLC/WorldCa5739053

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