2 edition of **Guidelines for defining probability density functions for SYVAC3-CC3 parameters** found in the catalog.

Guidelines for defining probability density functions for SYVAC3-CC3 parameters

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

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**1989** by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited in Ottawa, Ont .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by M.E. Stephens, B.W. Goodwin, T.H. Andres. |

Series | Technical record (Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd) -- 479 |

Contributions | Stephens, M.E., Goodwin, B.W., Andres, T.H. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 45 p. : |

Number of Pages | 45 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20191750M |

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