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Performance concept in buildings

Performance concept in buildings

proceedings of a symposium

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Published by National Bureau of Standards in Gaithersburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

COM-72-10309.

Statementjointly sponsored by the International Union of Testing and Research Laboratories for Materials and Structures, the American Society for Testing and Materials and the International Council for building Research Studies and Documentation, Philadelphia, May 1972; edited by B.E. Foster. Vol.1, Invited papers.
SeriesNBS special publications -- 361
ContributionsFoster, B. E., RILEM., International Council for Building Research., American Society for Testing and Materials., National Bureau of Standards.
The Physical Object
Pagination9 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14358201M

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