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Physics in relation to the utilisation of fuel

Cecil Howard Lander

Physics in relation to the utilisation of fuel

Given before the Institute of Physics on November 27,1929.

by Cecil Howard Lander

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Published in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPhysics in Industry. Lecture -- 15
ContributionsPhysics in Industry.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19283083M

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