Ignition and propagation rates for flames in a fuel mist by C. E. Polymeropoulos

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  • Combustion.,
  • Airplanes -- Fuel.

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StatementC.E. Polymeropoulos, V. Sernas.
SeriesReport - Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service ; FAA-RD-76-31
ContributionsShi͡arnas, V., 1927-, United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
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Paginationvii, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL15219850M

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