Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||D.R.F. West and J.E. Harris.|
|Series||Book -- 568, Book (Institute of Materials (London, England)) -- 568.|
|Contributions||Harris, J. E. 1932-, Institute of Materials (London, England).|
|LC Classifications||TN665 .W47 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 787 p. :|
|Number of Pages||787|
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