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Diesel, the man & the engine

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English



  • Germany


  • Diesel, Rudolf, 1858-1913.,
  • Diesel, Rudolf, 1858-1913.,
  • Diesel motor.,
  • Mechanical engineers -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Diesel motor.,
  • Mechanical engineers.

Book details:

About the Edition

An introduction to the invention, historical development, and operation of the diesel engine, with a biography of Dr. Rudolf Diesel.

Edition Notes

Statementby Morton Grosser.
LC ClassificationsTJ795 .G75 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 166 p., [20] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4719343M
ISBN 100689306520
LC Control Number78006196

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