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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Work -- Psychological aspects,
  • Work -- Physiological aspects,
  • Fatigue,
  • Fatigue,
  • Work

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Ernst Simonson and Philip C. Weiser.
ContributionsSimonson, Ernst, b. 1898., Weiser, Philip C.
LC ClassificationsBF481 .P8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5191850M
ISBN 100398034303
LC Control Number75012592

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