hazards of industrial explosion from dusts

[a report prepared by Peter Field

Publisher: Oyez Pub. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 55 Downloads: 524
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Subjects:

  • Dust -- Fires and fire prevention,
  • Dust explosion

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby Peter Field, based on papers delivered at a conference in 1979, organised by Oyez International Business Communications ltd.].
ContributionsOyez International Business Communications
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH9446D86 F5 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination55 leaves :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20025403M
ISBN 100851204422

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