Materials processing in the reduced gravity environment of space
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Materials processing in the reduced gravity environment of space symposium held December 1-3, 1986, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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Published by Materials Research society in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English


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Statementeditors, Robert H. Doremus, Paul C. Nordine.
SeriesMaterials Research Society symposia proceedings,, v. 87
ContributionsDoremus, R. H., Nordine, Paul C., Materials Research Society.
LC ClassificationsTA418.59 .M38 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2382378M
ISBN 100931837529
LC Control Number87011081

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