Energy conversion and resources--2005

presented at 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition : November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA

Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers in New York, N.Y

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Includes bibliographical references and author index.

Statementsponsored by the Nuclear Engineering Division, ASME, the Power Division, ASME, the Solar Energy Division, ASME.
ContributionsAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers. Nuclear Engineering Division., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Power Division., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Solar Energy Division., International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2005 : Orlando, Fla.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, v, 470 p. :
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18258438M
ISBN 100791842185

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