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Durable concrete in hot climates

Durable concrete in hot climates

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Published by American Concrete Institute in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concrete -- Effect of temperature on -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete -- Testing -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete construction -- Hot weather conditions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCameron MacInnis, editor.
    SeriesSP ;, 139, Publication SP ;, 139.
    ContributionsMacInnis, Cameron., ACI Committee 201., International Symposium on "How to Produce Durable Concrete in Hot Climates" (1992 : San Juan, P.R.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA440 .D8195 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1440952M
    LC Control Number93072783


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