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The sources of increased efficiency

Samuel Hollander

The sources of increased efficiency

a study of Du Pont rayon plants.

by Samuel Hollander

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge [Mass] .
Written in English


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ContributionsE.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company.
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Open LibraryOL14975169M
ISBN 100262080192
OCLC/WorldCa277254753


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