Explosion hazards in transporting fuels through inland waterways and their approaches
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Explosion hazards in transporting fuels through inland waterways and their approaches progress report by M. M. Kamel

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Published by Supreme Council of Universities in [Cairo] .
Written in English


  • Natural gas -- Safety measures.,
  • Explosions.,
  • Liquefied gas carriers.,
  • Inland navigation.

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Statementprincipal investigators Mostafa M. Kamel, Antoni K. Oppenheim.
ContributionsOppenheim, Antoni K.
LC ClassificationsTP350 .K26 1983
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL2367266M
LC Control Number86960265

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