Fracture of fibrous composites
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Fracture of fibrous composites presented at the ASME/ASCE Mechanics Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 24-26, 1985 by Symposium on Fracture of Fibrous Composites (1985 Albuquerque, N.M.)

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Published by American Society of Mechanical Engineers in New York, N.Y. (345 E. 47th St., New York 10017) .
Written in English


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Statementsponsored by the Applied Mechanics Division, ASME ; edited by C. T. Herakovich.
SeriesAMD ;, vol. 74, AMD (Series) ;, v. 74.
ContributionsHerakovich, Carl T., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Applied Mechanics Division., Joint ASCE/ASME Mechanics Conference (1985 : Albuquerque, N.M.)
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.C6 S875 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2654958M
LC Control Number85238618

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