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Published by SAE International .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Automotive technology,
  • General,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8618601M
ISBN 101560916710
ISBN 109781560916710
OCLC/WorldCa33438766

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