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Thermal mass

William Carroll

Thermal mass

BLAST residential parametric simulations : final report.

by William Carroll

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Published by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

DE88004498.

StatementCarroll, William.
ContributionsSullivan, R., Mertol, A.
The Physical Object
Pagination105p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17588955M


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