An economic study of prestressed concrete by George L. Hoffman

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Published by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. .

Written in English

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Statementby George L. Hoffman and Charles B. Hogan
ContributionsHogan, Charles Beecher, 1906-
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Open LibraryOL24979966M

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