Evolution of Section XI of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

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Owen F. Hedden

ABB Combustion Engineering Nuclear Power, 3110 Phelps Road, West Suffield, CT 06093

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(3), 234-241 (Apr 07, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556179 History: Received February 01, 2000; Revised April 07, 2000
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