Buoyant movement of nuclear waste canisters in marine sediments
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Published by Dept. of Energy, Sandia Laboratories, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Albuquerque, N.M, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ocean,
  • Deformations (Mechanics)

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StatementPaul R. Dawson, Computational Physics & Mechanics Division I - 5162, Sandia Laboratories ; prepared by Sandia Laboratories for the United States Department of Energy
SeriesSAND ; 78-0891
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy, Sandia Laboratories, Sandia Laboratories. Computational Physics & Mechanics Division I, 5162
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14883003M

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