|Series||Special publication of the IEEE Power Engineering Society ; no. 12, Special publication of the IEEE Power Engineering Society ;, no. 12.|
|Contributions||IEEE Power Engineering Society.|
|LC Classifications||TK1078 .E85|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||76150936|
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