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Quality improvement in the United States

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

Quality improvement in the United States

hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, March 20, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of products -- United States.,
    • Quality control -- United States.,
    • Industries -- United States.,
    • Manufacturing industries -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S399 1990a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 357 p.:
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1986427M
      LC Control Number90601768

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