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Introduction to polymers
Introduction to polymers

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Table 11 O'Connor, M. (1978) Management and Design in the British Small Boat Industry. Report to the Design Council; Table 12 From the 1CI Technical Data Booklet PPSO (1981), Courtesy of ICI.

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