Centrifuges for coal conversion and related processes
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Centrifuges for coal conversion and related processes phase 1, feasibility study by John T. McCabe

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Published by Dept. of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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StatementJohn T. McCabe.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy., Mechanical Technology Incorporated.
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. in various pagings : :
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL15219614M

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