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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geosynthetics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRobert M. Koerner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA455.G44 K64 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2543984M
ISBN 100132018071
LC Control Number85025749

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