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Prestressed concrete bridges design and construction by Nigel R. Hewson

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Published by ICE in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prestressed concrete bridges,
  • Design and construction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNigel R. Hewson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTG335 .H49 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25246229M
ISBN 109780727741134
LC Control Number2011535681

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