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Publisher:
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1999

Edition:
2nd ed

ISBN:
9780585267456

0585267456

0070248303

0585267456

0070248303

Characteristics:
1 online resource (ix, 338 p.) : ill

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Alternative Title:
Modern physics

Theory and problems of modern physics

Theory and problems of modern physics

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