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Statementsponsored by the Construction and Energy Divisions of the American Society of Civil Engineers in conjunction with the ASCE Convention in Denver, Colorado, April 29-30, 1985 ; edited by James H. Olyniec.
ContributionsOlyniec, James H., American Society of Civil Engineers. Construction Division., American Society of Civil Engineers. Energy Division., ASCE National Convention (1985 : Denver, Colo.)
LC ClassificationsHD9698.U52 T73 1985
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Paginationiii, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
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Open LibraryOL2557170M
ISBN 100872624439
LC Control Number85070499

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