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relations of hearing loss to noise exposure a report by Exploratory Subcommittee Z24-X-2 of the American Standards Association Z24 Sectional Committee on Acoustics, Vibration, and Mechanical Shock. Acoustical Society of America, sponsor. by American Standards Association. Sectional Committee on Acoustics, Vibration, and Mechanical Shock, Z24.

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Written in English


  • Noise.,
  • Hearing.

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LC ClassificationsRA772.N7 A5
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6150108M
LC Control Number54001275

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