Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 26

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D. Van Nostrand, 1882 - Engineering

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Page 264 - No. 23.— THE FATIGUE OF METALS UNDER REPEATED STRAINS. With various Tables of Results and Experiments. From the German of Prof. Ludwig Spangenburgh, with a Preface by SH Shreve, AM No.
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