Understanding & measuring horsepower
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Understanding & measuring horsepower motors, engines, tractors by American Association for Agricultural Engineering and Vocational Agriculture.

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Published by The Association in Athens, Ga .
Written in English


  • Horsepower.

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StatementAmerican Association for Agricultural Engineering and Vocational Agriculture.
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Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL17881686M

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