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life-cycle analysis of materials competition for pipe in the construction industry

Sandra R. Kraemer

life-cycle analysis of materials competition for pipe in the construction industry

by Sandra R. Kraemer

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastic pipe industry -- United States,
  • Pipe industry -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S. Kraemer, D. Ginley, and C. Joyce.
    SeriesInformation circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9279
    ContributionsGinley, Douglas M., Joyce, C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22073752M
    LC Control Number90-29051

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