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2 edition of Background to brakes. found in the catalog.

Background to brakes.

Basil John Prigmore

Background to brakes.

by Basil John Prigmore

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Published by P.R. Davis, Eltrac Publications in Hornchurch, New Malden .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSignal transport papers; no.4
The Physical Object
Pagination29p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21844401M

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