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The Strength and stiffness of polymers

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

  • Polymers -- Mechanical properties.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Anagnostis E. Zachariades, Roger S. Porter.
    SeriesPlastics engineering ;, 4, Plastics engineering (Marcel Dekker, Inc.) ;, 4.
    ContributionsZachariades, Anagnostis E., 1950-, Porter, Roger Stephen, 1928-
    LC ClassificationsTA455.P58 S74 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3163340M
    ISBN 100824718461
    LC Control Number83005196

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