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Published by California Energy Commission in [Sacramento, Calif.] .
Written in English


  • Gas-turbines.

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Statementprepared for California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research Program, Energy Innovations Small Grants Program ; [prepared by Rob Queen].
ContributionsQueen, Rob., California Energy Commission. Public Interest Energy Research., California Energy Commission. Energy Innovations Small Grant Program., San Diego State University. Foundation.
LC ClassificationsTJ778 .I537 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 4, 10 p. :
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22545098M
LC Control Number2008397092

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