Manual on Experimental Methods for Mechanical Testing of Composites

Manual on Experimental Methods for Mechanical Testing of Composites

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Title:Manual on Experimental Methods for Mechanical Testing of Composites
Author: R. Pendleton, M. Tuttle
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06
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