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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 430768, 8 pages
Research Article

Evaluation of Heat Removal from RBMK-1500 Core Using Control Rods Cooling Circuit

Lithuanian Energy Institute, 3 Breslaujos street, 44403 Kaunas, Lithuania

Received 8 October 2007; Accepted 4 April 2008

Academic Editor: Oleg Melikhov

Copyright © 2008 A. Kaliatka 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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