Phase change thermal storage a comprehensive look at developments and prospects

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Published by Monegon in Gaithersburg, Md. (4 Professional Dr., Suite 130, Gaithersburg, Md. 20760) .

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  • Heat storage.,
  • Phase rule and equilibrium.

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Statementprepared by Monegon, Ltd.
SeriesMonegon report ;, no. M105
ContributionsMonegon, Ltd.
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LC ClassificationsTJ260 .P44
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Paginationvi, 261 p. :
Number of Pages261
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Open LibraryOL3797842M
LC Control Number81101551

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