2 edition of **Fractal representation of cracks** found in the catalog.

Fractal representation of cracks

M.Y Tang

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- 31 Currently reading

Published
**1993**
by UMIST in Manchester
.

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | M.Y. Tang ; supervised by K. Davey. |

Contributions | Davey, K., Mechanical Engineering (A.M.). |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL20159712M |

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