Fire department hydraulics by Eugene F. Mahoney

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston (Mass.), London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hydraulics.,
  • Fire extinction -- Water-supply.

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Book details

StatementEugene F. Mahoney.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC163
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,550p. :
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21182856M
ISBN 100205065635
OCLC/WorldCa4549592

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