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Hydroelectrical power stations.

Hydroelectrical power stations.

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Published by Institutul de Studii şi Proiectări Hidroenergetice in Bucharest, Romania .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Romania.
    • Subjects:
    • Hydroelectric power plants.,
    • Hydroelectric power plants -- Romania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      SeriesTechnical scientific papers ;, vol. 5, 1979, Technical scientific papers ;, vol. 5.
      ContributionsInstitutul de Studii şi Proiectări Hidroenergetice (Romania)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK1081 .H89 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2073607M
      LC Control Number88104177

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