TITLE

Evolution Of The Present U.S. Nuclear Power Technology

PUB. DATE
February 1977
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Feb77, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traces the evolution of the U.S. nuclear power technology. Account of the generation of electric power by nuclear power plants in the U.S. in 1977; Assessment of the shift in the application of nuclear research from military to civilian since 1940; Highlights of the evolution of the nuclear electric energy technology.
ACCESSION #
11019542

 

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