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thermal performance of a domestic building on an extremely exposed site.

Lawrence Christopher Smyth

thermal performance of a domestic building on an extremely exposed site.

by Lawrence Christopher Smyth

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Published by The Author] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (D. Phil.) - University of Ulster, 1993.

The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 174p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21161937M

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