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Statementedited by K. Ghavami, H.Y. Fang.
ContributionsGhavami, K., Fang, Hsai-Yang., Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro.
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LC ClassificationsTA403.6 .I555 1984
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Paginationv. <1 > :
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Open LibraryOL18346657M

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