1 edition of **The Foundations of Mechanics and Thermodynamics** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1974**
by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg
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Written in English

- Physics

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Walter Noll |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC1-75 |

The Physical Object | |

Format | [electronic resource] : |

Pagination | 1 online resource. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27039636M |

ISBN 10 | 3642658172 |

ISBN 10 | 9783642658174 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 858929491 |

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