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Reading concrete blueprints

A. De Groot

Reading concrete blueprints

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Published by International Correspondence Schools in Scranton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reinforced concrete construction.,
  • Blueprints.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. DeGroot. Serial 5242A-3-
    ContributionsInternational Correspondence Schools.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA683 .D36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5688438M
    LC Control Number70000874


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