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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2012, Article ID 608678, 2 pages

Countercurrent Flow Limitations in a Pressurized Water Reactor

1Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University, Jalan Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia
2Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Fluid Dynamics, P.O. Box 510 119, 01314 Dresden, Germany
3Institute of Nuclear Technology, Institute of Nuclear Safety System, Incorporated, 64 Sata, Mihama-cho, Mikata-gun, Fukui 919-1205, Japan

Received 6 March 2012; Accepted 6 March 2012

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