Industrial power flexibility in a changing economy presented at the 1984 Industrial Power Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 28-31, 1984 by Industrial Power Conference (1984 Philadelphia, Pa.)

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

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  • Power-plants -- Congresses.,
  • Power (Mechanics) -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementsponsored by the Power Division, ASME ; with participation by the Fuels Division, ASME ; edited by P.W. Woessner.
ContributionsWoessner, P. W., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Power Division., American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Fuels Division.
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LC ClassificationsTJ164 .I62 1984
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Paginationv, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
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Open LibraryOL2875161M
LC Control Number84072466

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Industrial power flexibility in a changing economy: presented at the Industrial Power Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, OctoberAuthor: P W Woessner ; American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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