3 edition of **Geometry and thermodynamics** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1990**
by Plenum Press in New York
.

Written in English

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**Edition Notes**

Statement | edited by J.-C. Tolédano. |

Series | NATO ASI series., v. 229 |

Contributions | Tolédano, Jean-Claude., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QD921 .N377 1989 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 466 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 466 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1882551M |

ISBN 10 | 0306436604 |

LC Control Number | 90043309 |

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