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Published by Society of Automotive Engineers in Warrendale, Pa .
Written in English


  • Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Congresses.,
  • Aluminum -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSociety of Automotive Engineers., SAE International Congress & Exposition (1995 : Detroit, Mich.)
LC ClassificationsTL240 .A44 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1129631M
ISBN 101560916478
LC Control Number94074750

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