use of a computer model to predict the formation of ice on road surfaces by B. S. Parmenter

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Statementby B.S. Parmenter & J.E. Thornes.
SeriesResearch report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 71, Research report (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 71.
ContributionsThornes, J. E.
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