Includes bibliographical references (p. -275).
|Series||Advanced series in mathematical science and engineering ;, 5|
|LC Classifications||QA402.5 .V3688 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||275 p. :|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||95054153|
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