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Composite materials science and engineering by Krishan K. Chawla

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementKrishan K. Chawla.
SeriesMaterials research and engineering
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.C6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21347367M
ISBN 100387964789

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