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Failures in civil engineering

structural, foundation, and geoenvironmental case studies

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Published by The Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural failures.,
  • Civil engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementprepared by the Education Committee of the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Robin Shepherd and J. David Frost.
    ContributionsShepherd, Robin., Frost, J. David., Technical Council on Forensic Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers). Education Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA656 .F35 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL788255M
    ISBN 100784401225
    LC Control Number95020607

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