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Published by Agard in Neuilly sur Seine .
Written in English


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Sponsored by the Fluid Dynamics Panel of AGARD.

SeriesAgard report -- 600
ContributionsAdvisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Fluid Dynamics Panel.
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Open LibraryOL21847849M

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