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Clean fuels from coal symposium papers. by Symposium on Clean Fuels from Coal (1973 Chicago)

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Published by Institute of Gas Technology in Chicago .
Written in English


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StatementPresented Sept. 10-14, 1973. Sponsored by Institute of Gas Technology.
ContributionsInstitute of Gas Technology.
The Physical Object
Pagination684 p.
Number of Pages684
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14113207M

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