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Energy conversion for space power

Energy conversion for space power

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nathan W. Snyder.
ContributionsSnyder, Nathan W.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,779p.
Number of Pages779
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19986845M


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