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National Bureau of Standards. Passive Solar test facility -- instrumentation and site handbook

National Bureau of Standards. Passive Solar test facility -- instrumentation and site handbook

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Engineering Laboratory, Center for Building Technology, Building Equipment Division in Gaithersburg, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Thermal properties -- Testing.,
  • Materials -- Thermal properties -- Testing.,
  • Detectors.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPassive solar test facility -- instrumentation and site handbook
    StatementBal M. Mahajan.
    SeriesNBSIR -- 84-2911., NBSIR -- 2911.
    ContributionsCenter for Building Technology. Building Equipment Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18165420M

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