The use of chemical admixtures in concrete
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The use of chemical admixtures in concrete A workshop, Sydney, December 1 & 2, 1975

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Published by University of New South Wales, School of Civil Engineering] .
Written in English


  • Additives,
  • Concrete,
  • Congresses

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8303092M
ISBN 100858411105
ISBN 109780858411104

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