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High-performance construction materials and systems

an essential program for America and its infrastructure


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Published by Civil Engineering research Foundation, American Society of Civil Engineers in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Concrete -- Standards -- United States.,
    • Steel, Structural -- Standards -- United States.,
    • Concrete construction -- Standards -- United States.,
    • Building, Iron and steel -- standards -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcooperatively developed by American Concrete Institute ... [et al.]
      ContributionsAmerican Society of Civil Engineers. Planning Committee for the Nationally-Coordinated Program on High-Performance Concrete and Steel.
      LC ClassificationsTA440 .H53 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 58, A-25, B-54, C-66 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1740149M
      ISBN 100872629384
      LC Control Number92045823

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