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development of a total system simulation modelling approach for management decision support..

David Israel Gooden

development of a total system simulation modelling approach for management decision support..

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Published by Aston University Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (MPhil) - Aston University, 1988.

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