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gas engineer of the last century by Harry E. Jones

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Published by Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Harry E. Jones.
SeriesThomas Hawksley lecture -- 4
ContributionsInstitution of Mechanical Engineers.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p.631-674 ;
Number of Pages674
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19929967M

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