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Realities of metrication a report. by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

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Published by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Washington .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Metric system -- United States.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC92.U54 I55 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4562144M
LC Control Number77074711

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