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Materials technology foresight for the UK power generation industry

a report of a working party of the Institute of Materials, April 1995

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Published by Institute of Materials in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric generator industry -- Great Britain -- Materials management,
  • Electric power-plants -- Great Britain,
  • Electric power consumption -- Great Britain -- Forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBook -- 622, Book (Institute of Materials (London, England)) -- no. 622
    ContributionsInstitute of Materials (Great Britain). Materials Strategy Commission
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16832917M
    ISBN 100901716863
    LC Control Number95047578

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