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Solar energy conversion: An introductory course

selected lectures from the 5th Course on Solar Energy Conversion, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 6-19, 1978

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Published by Pergamon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9265542M
    ISBN 100080247466
    ISBN 109780080247465


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