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Statistical mechanics of the liquid surface

  • 345 Pages
  • 2.65 MB
  • English
J. Wiley , Chichester [Eng.], New York
Surfaces (Physics), Liquid metals., Liquid crystals., Statistical mecha
Other titlesLiquid surface.
StatementClive A. Croxton.
LC ClassificationsQC173.4.S94 C76
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 345 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4425260M
ISBN 100471276634
LC Control Number79040819

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