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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English


  • Catalysis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Other titlesContact catalysis.
Statementby R. H. Griffith.
LC ClassificationsQD501 .G88
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL236869M
LC Control Numberagr37000059

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