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Manufacturing systems an introduction to the technologies by D. J. Williams

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Published by Halsted Press, Open University Press in New York, Milton, Keynes, England .
Written in English


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StatementD.J. Williams.
LC ClassificationsTS155.6 .W55 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398192M
ISBN 100470210087
LC Control Number87028104

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