Mechanical Engineering at Michigan, 1868-1968: A Volume Issued on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Michigan

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Charles M. Vest
University of Michigan, 1968 - 232 sayfa
 

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