10 edition of The physics of Alfvén waves found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -289 and index.
|Statement||Neil F. Cramer.|
|LC Classifications||QC718.5.M36 C72 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 298 p. :|
|Number of Pages||298|
|LC Control Number||2001279040|
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