A laboratory manual for chemistry (Vlassis C.G.) - Journal of Chemical

A laboratory manual for chemistry (Vlassis C.G.). J. L. Kirsch. J. Chem. Educ. , 1979, 56 (4), p A181. DOI: 10.1021/ed056pA181.2. Publication Date: Ap...
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book reviews Understanding Problems for Chemlcal Principles Ted R. Musgraue, Colorado State University. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1978. viii 183 pp. Figs. & tables. 19.5 X 26.5 cm.


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