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Maintenance strategy to maximise the return on investment in steam power plants (with particular reference to Ballylumford Power Station).

A. R. Apsley

Maintenance strategy to maximise the return on investment in steam power plants (with particular reference to Ballylumford Power Station).

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

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  • Ballylumford Power Station.

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    Thesis (M. Sc. (Manufacturing Management)) - University of Ulster, 1993.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16782153M

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