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Towards a history of construction

Towards a history of construction

dedicated to Edoardo Benvenuto

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Published by Birkhauser in Basel, Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanics, Applied -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Strength of materials -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Antonio Becchi ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBecchi, Antonio., Benvenuto, Edoardo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA349 .T69 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 795 p. :
    Number of Pages795
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22472154M
    ISBN 100817668802, 3764368802

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