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History of polymeric composites proceedings of the symposium held during the 192nd ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, California, USA, 10-12 September 1986 by

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Published by VNU Science Press in Utrecht .
Written in English


  • Polymeric composites -- Congresses,
  • Composite materials -- Congresses,
  • Polymers and polymerization -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by R. B. Seymour, R. D. Deanin.
ContributionsSeymour, Raymond Benedict, 1912-, Deanin, Rudolph D., American Chemical Society. Meeting.
LC ClassificationsTA418.9C6 H57 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 374 p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21116493M
ISBN 109067640824

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