Introduction to detonation theory

by Wildon Fickett

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
Published: Pages: 249 Downloads: 118
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StatementWildon Fickett.
SeriesLos Alamos series in basic and applied sciences ;, 5
LC ClassificationsQD516 .F45 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2549932M
ISBN 100520051254
LC Control Number85040105

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