Building Materials in Civil Engineering

Written By Haimei Zhang
Building Materials in Civil Engineering
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 May 2011
  • ISBN : 1845699564
  • Pages : 440 pages
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Building Materials in Civil Engineering

Building Materials in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Haimei Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-05-09
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 1845699564
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Summary : The construction of buildings and structures relies on having a thorough understanding of building materials. Without this knowledge it would not be possible to build safe, efficient and long-lasting buildings, structures and dwellings. Building materials in civil engineering provides an overview of the complete range of building materials available to ...

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