2 edition of Energy from the wind found in the catalog.
Energy from the wind
Barbara L Burke
by Solar Energy Applications Laboratory, College of Engineering, Colorado State University, Foothills Campus in Fort Collins, Colo
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Barbara L. Burke ; technical advisor, Robert N. Meroney|
|Contributions||Meroney, Robert N, Colorado State University. Solar Energy Applications Laboratory|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) ;|
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