1 edition of Estimating the cost of advanced technology found in the catalog.
Estimating the cost of advanced technology
by RAND in Santa Monica, CA (P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica 90407-2138)
Written in English
|Statement||R.W. Hess ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Hess, Ronald Wayne, 1946-|
|LC Classifications||UG1203 .E84 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||93178507|
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