Some preliminary studies on compositions of lightweight structural shapes by foam methods.
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Published in Lawrence .
Written in English


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  • Building materials.

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SeriesUniversity of Kansas publications, Kansas. State Geological Survey. Bulletin -- 109, pt. 1. 1954 Reports of studies, pt. 1, Reports of studies (Kansas Geological Survey) -- 1954, pt. 1., Bulletin (Kansas Geological Survey) -- 109, pt. 1.
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Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL22376742M
LC Control Number54000244

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