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Performance of building structures

Performance of building structures

proceedings of the International Conference held at Glasgow University from 31st March to 1st April 1976.

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Published by Pentech Press in Plymouth .
Written in English


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A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: follow the history of structural understanding; grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanations; apply the concepts to a simple building/5(6).


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