Design, Reliability and Maintenance for Railways (Railtech "96) (IMechE Seminar Publications)
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Design, Reliability and Maintenance for Railways (Railtech "96) (IMechE Seminar Publications) by PEP (Professional Engineering Publishers)

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


  • Mechanical engineering,
  • Railway technology & engineering,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Civil,
  • Technology / Engineering / Civil,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Congresses,
  • Design and construction,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Railroads,
  • Rolling-stock

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12053713M
ISBN 101860580173
ISBN 109781860580178

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