Controlling airborne particles by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Particulate Control Technology.

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Particles -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Air quality management.

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Bibliography: p. 103-112.

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StatementCommittee on Particulate Control Technology, Environmental Studies Board, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council.
LC ClassificationsTD884.5 .E57 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4099394M
ISBN 100309030358
LC Control Number80013769

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