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Published by Fairmont Press, Distributed by Prentice-Hall in Lilburn, GA, Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English


  • Cogeneration of electric power and heat.,
  • Natural gas.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNelson E. Hay, editor.
ContributionsHay, Nelson E.
LC ClassificationsTK1061 .G85 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 542 p. :
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2026625M
ISBN 100881731250, 0133699439
LC Control Number91002572

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