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Published by Interscience Publishers in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Polymers -- Congresses.,
  • Viscoelasticity -- Congresses.,
  • Stress relaxation -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Mitchel Shen.
SeriesJournal of polymer science. Part C: Polymer symposia,, no. 35
ContributionsShen, Mitchel, 1938- ed.
LC ClassificationsQD471 .J644 no. 35, TA455.P58 .J644 no. 35
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 260 p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5692848M
LC Control Number70031354

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