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Published by SIA Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects in Zurich .
Written in English


  • Concrete -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Concrete construction -- Environmental aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by the SIA Working Group on "Envrionemtnal Compatibility of Concrete"
SeriesSIA-Dokumentationsreihe = -- Documentation SIA -- D0146e, SIA-Dokumentationsreihe -- D0146e
ContributionsSchweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein.
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22478916M
ISBN 103908483182

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