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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 862812, 9 pages
CFD Analysis of Passive Autocatalytic Recombiner
Reactor Safety Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai 400085, India
Received 10 May 2011; Revised 27 July 2011; Accepted 27 July 2011
Academic Editor: Iztok Tiselj
Copyright © 2011 B. Gera et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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