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Steam turbine design with especial reference to the reaction type, including chapters on condensers and propeller design by John Morrow

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Published by Longmans, Green, and co.; [etc., etc.] in New York .
Written in English


  • Steam-turbines.

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Statementby John Morrow.
LC ClassificationsTJ735 .M8
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 471 p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6543839M
LC Control Number12013640

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