Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant
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Published by Dept. of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Electric power-plants

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Statementprepared by Burns and Roe, Inc. ; prepared for U.S. Department of Energy
SeriesFE ; 2455-27
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
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Open LibraryOL14879226M

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