Potential accidents from safety systems by A. M Dowell

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Published by Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chemical plants,
  • Chemical processes,
  • Safety education, Industrial,
  • Safety measures

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11385667M
ISBN 100816907323
ISBN 109780816907328
OCLC/WorldCa40583090

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