Oxygen in the metal and gaseous fuel industries the plenary lectures of the first BOC Priestley Conference by BOC Priestley Conference 1st University of Leeds 1977.

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Statementsponsored by the BOC Gases Division Trust and organised by the Chemical Society in conjunction with the University of Leeds, Leeds, September 26th-29th, 1977.
SeriesSpecial publication - The Chemical Society ; no. 32, Special publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)) ;, no. 32.
ContributionsBOC Gases Division Trust., Chemical Society (Great Britain), University of Leeds.
LC ClassificationsTP245.O9 B22 1977
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Paginationxi, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4484117M
ISBN 100851861385
LC Control Number79312873

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