Explosive reactions in gaseous media
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Explosive reactions in gaseous media a general discussion held by the Faraday Society, June, 1926.

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Published by Faraday Society in London .
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  • Explosions.,
  • Gases.,
  • Internal combustion engines.

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ContributionsFaraday Society.
LC ClassificationsQD516 .F3
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19634101M
LC Control Number27016048

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