TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Education

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T. H. Fransson, F.-X. Hillion, E. Klein

Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Heat and Power Technology, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(3), 595-603 (Dec 01, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1367341 History: Received December 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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