Fundamentals of the corrosion of super pure aluminium in water.
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Fundamentals of the corrosion of super pure aluminium in water. Paper presented at the 3 International congress of metallic corrosion. by Ketil Videm

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Published by Kjeller, Lillestrom in Oslo .
Written in English


  • Aluminum -- Corrosion.

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Bibliography: p. 12.

StatementMoscow, May, 1966.
LC ClassificationsQC770 .I4925 vol. 88
The Physical Object
Pagination3 l., 12 p.
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL5574952M
LC Control Number67085783

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