Wind tunnel pressurization and recovery system
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Published by University of the Pacific, School of Engineering, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Stockton, Calif, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Equipment specifications.,
  • Materials recovery.,
  • Pressurization.,
  • Refrigerants.,
  • Structural design.,
  • Systems engineering.,
  • Wind tunnels.

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SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-184591.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15407325M

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