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Composite structures and materials

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Published by Elsevier Applied Science in London, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Suong V. Hoa and Raymond Gauvin.
ContributionsHoa, S. V., Gauvin, Raymond., Canadian International Composites Conference and Exhibition (1st : 1991 : Montréal, Québec)
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.C6 C626 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 683 p. :
Number of Pages683
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724627M
ISBN 101851668977
LC Control Number92028323

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