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effect of automobile body design on horsepower consumption by Paul Eyolfson

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Automobiles -- Design and construction.

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Statementby Paul Eyolfson.
The Physical Object
Pagination37 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14340611M

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