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Published by Solar Energy Research Institute, Available from National Technical Information Service in Golden, Colo, Springfield, VA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alcohol.,
  • Distillation -- Energy consumption.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementX.N. Nguyen, E.C. Heyman ; prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy.
SeriesSERI/TR -- 621-1335.
ContributionsHeyman, E. C., United States. Dept. of Energy., Solar Energy Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18022451M

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