Simulation and control of nuclear power

25th-27th April 1973. by Simulation and Control of Nuclear Power (Conference) (1973 Polytechnic, Huddersfield)

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Use sequence buttons to run a failure-simulation sequence. The randomize button starts a random failure sequence.

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