The stability of tall building frames.
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Published by The Institution in London .
Written in English


  • Building, Iron and steel,
  • Framing (Building)

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Edward Hugh Bateman ...
SeriesThe Institution of Civil Engineers. Selected engineering papers ..., no. 167
LC ClassificationsTH1611 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p.
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6445529M
LC Control Number42043429

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