Earthquake resistant building design and construction by Norman B. Green

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects.,
  • Earthquake resistant design.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementNorman B. Green.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH1095 .G73 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4110551M
ISBN 100442287992
LC Control Number80025507

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