Development of negligible friction foot-valves for agricultural pumps
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Development of negligible friction foot-valves for agricultural pumps by Shantibhai Mangaldas Patel

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Published by Research Scheme on Power, Central Board of Irrigation and Power in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Pumping machinery -- Performance -- India.

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Statementby S.M. Patel, M.K. Pandey.
SeriesTechnical report ;, no. 99, Technical report (India. Central Board of Irrigation and Power. Research Scheme on Power) ;, no. 99.
ContributionsPandey, Madhav K.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/60453 (T)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL948330M
LC Control Number95905555

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