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1933 Bulletin 302, The Respiration Calorimeter

PDF document, 5.5 MB

A description of the construction and operation of the Respiration Calorimeter for larger farm animals at the Pennsylvania State College. This is a 1974 facsimile reproduction of the 1933 original, with a forward from then Dean of the College, J.M. Beattie.