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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mechanics.,
  • Thermodynamics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby W. Noll ; with a preface by C. Truesdell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA805 .N696
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5042305M
ISBN 100387066462
LC Control Number74001651

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