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Sound: from communication to noise pollution.

Graham Chedd

Sound: from communication to noise pollution.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sound.,
  • Acoustical engineering.,
  • Noise pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [188]

    SeriesDoubleday science series, SD-21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC225.15 .C47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187, [5] p.
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4763964M
    LC Control Number78111152


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