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Degradable Materials Perspectives, Issues, and Opportunities by Sumner A. Barenberg

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Published by CRC Press .
Written in English


  • The Environment,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biodeterioration,
  • Polymeric Materials,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Congresses,
  • Biodegradation,
  • Polymers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages761
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8260366M
ISBN 100849342740
ISBN 109780849342745

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