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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 824274, 6 pages
Effect of Chemical Treatment on Physical, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Ladies Finger Natural Fiber
1Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology,
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
2Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Received 2 May 2013; Accepted 4 September 2013
Academic Editor: Aiguo Xu
Copyright © 2013 S. I. Hossain et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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