Hydrogen leak and fire detection a survey by B. Walter Rosen

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Published by Technology Utilization Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hydrogen.,
  • Fire prevention.,
  • Leak detectors.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby B. Rosen, V. H. Dayan, and R. L. Proffit.
SeriesNASA SP-5092, NASA SP ;, 5092.
ContributionsDayan, V. H., 1927- joint author., Proffitt, R. L., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH9446.H96 R67
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 83 p.
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5168346M
LC Control Number74605095

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