Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Volume 29

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers., 1908
Vols. 2, 4-11, 62-68 include the Society's Membership list; v. 55-80 include the Journal of applied mechanics (also issued separately) as contributions from the Society's Applied Mechanics Division.

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