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Construction and materials research and development for the nation"s public works

Construction and materials research and development for the nation"s public works

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Published by The Office in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- United States.,
  • Engineering -- Research -- United States.,
  • Materials -- Research -- United States.,
  • Research, Industrial -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementstaff paper prepared by the Energy and Materials and Science, Education, and Transportation Programs, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Energy and Materials Program., United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Science, Education, and Transportation Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. in various pagings :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673143M

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Construction and materials research and development for the nation's public works. [Washington, D.C.]: The Programs, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Congress. Office of. Construction and materials research and development for the nation's public works. [Washington, D.C.]: The Office, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

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