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Measurement uncertainty methods and applications by Ronald H. Dieck

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Published by ISA in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English


  • Measurement,
  • Uncertainty

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Statementby Ronald H. Dieck.
LC ClassificationsT50 .D53 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17986406M
ISBN 101556179154
LC Control Number2006036563

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