development of a multiple tracer decay method for measuringair-flows in houses
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development of a multiple tracer decay method for measuringair-flows in houses by S. J. I"Anson

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementSupervised by: Howarth, A.T..
ContributionsHowarth, A. T., Supervisor., Building Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL21846515M

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