Earthquake resistant design for civil engineering structures in Japan
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Published by Japan Society of Civil Engineers in Tokyo .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by Earthquake Engineering Committee, The Japan Society of Civil Engineers.
ContributionsJapan Society of Civil Engineers. Earthquake Engineering Committee.
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Open LibraryOL18467304M

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