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Wind-tunnel calibration techniques by Pope, Alan

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Published by AGARD in Paris .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alan Pope.
SeriesAGARDograph -- no.54
The Physical Object
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17356216M

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