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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2014, Article ID 874134, 5 pages
Research Article

Estimation of Intervention Distances for Urgent Protective Actions Using Comparative Approach of MACCS and InterRAS

1Department of Physics, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, International Islamic University, H-10, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
2Deanship of Scientific Research, College of Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia
3Tokamak Design Division, Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 350 Shushanhu Road, Hefei, Anhui 230031, China

Received 19 January 2014; Revised 1 April 2014; Accepted 3 May 2014; Published 28 May 2014

Academic Editor: Inn Seock Kim

Copyright © 2014 Mazzammal Hussain 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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