3 edition of Technologies for the handicapped and the aged found in the catalog.
Technologies for the handicapped and the aged
Trudy E. Bell
1979 by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Space and Terrestrial Applications, Technology Transfer Division in [Washington] .
Written in English
|Statement||by Trudy E. Bell.|
|LC Classifications||R856 .B4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 43 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
|LC Control Number||80601228|
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