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Prevention and control of accidental releases of hazardous gases

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English

  • Waste gases -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Air quality management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Vasilis M. Fthenakis.
    ContributionsFthenakis, Vasilis M., 1951-
    LC ClassificationsTD885 .P74 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 532 p. :
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1733674M
    ISBN 100442004893
    LC Control Number92038460

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