1 edition of Fuels chemistry, a mid-century perspective found in the catalog.
Fuels chemistry, a mid-century perspective
|Statement||[by Martin A. Elliott ... et al.].|
|Contributions||Elliott, Martin Anderson, 1909-, American Chemical Society. Division of Fuel Chemistry.|
|LC Classifications||TP315 .F84|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||77359798|
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Division of Fuel Chemistry.; Battelle Memorial Institute.]. Get this from a library. Fuels chemistry, a mid-century perspective: a Battelle energy program report. [Martin Anderson Elliott; American Chemical Society.
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