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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsKim E. Barrett (Editor), Fayez K. Ghishan (Editor), Juanita L. Merchant (Editor), Hamid M. Said (Editor), Jackie D. Wood (Editor), Leonard R. Johnson (Editor)
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Number of Pages2080
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Open LibraryOL7325635M
ISBN 100120883945
ISBN 109780120883943

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