Introduction to electricity
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Introduction to electricity by Lee Thomas Agger

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Electric engineering

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Statement[by] L. T. Agger.
LC ClassificationsTK146 .A34
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 451 p.
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5323196M
ISBN 100198593066
LC Control Number72175864

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