Geotextile testing and the design engineer a symposium sponsored by ASTM Committee D-35 on Geotextiles, Geomembranes, and Related Products, Los Angeles, CA, 26 June 1985

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StatementJoseph E. Fluet, Jr., editor.
SeriesASTM special technical publication ;, 952
ContributionsFluet, Joseph E., ASTM Committee D-35 on Geotextiles, Geomembranes, and Related Products., ASTM Symposium on Geotextile Testing and the Design Engineer (1985 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
LC ClassificationsTA455.G44 G45 1987
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Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
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Open LibraryOL2383809M
ISBN 100803109520
LC Control Number87012622

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