Long-distance power transmission
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Long-distance power transmission parameters and transients.

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations; [available from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va.] in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Electric power distribution.

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Edition Notes

StatementO. V. Olʹshevskii, editor. Translated from Russian [and edited by G. D. Myers].
ContributionsOlʹshevskiĭ, O. V., ed.
LC ClassificationsTK3091 .P3213
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5392503M
LC Control Number72607358

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