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Housing in extreme winds

Stephen A. Kliment

Housing in extreme winds

socio-economic and architectural considerations

by Stephen A. Kliment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings.,
  • Wind-pressure.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 31.

    StatementStephen A. Kliment ; sponsored by the Office of Science and Technology, Agency for International Development, Department of State.
    SeriesBuilding to resist the effect of wind ; v. 5, NBS building science series ; 100-5, NBS building science series ;, 100-5.
    ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of Science and Technology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA435 .U58 no. 100-1-5, vol. 5, TH4812 .U58 no. 100-1-5, vol. 5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4691402M
    LC Control Number77603002

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Get this from a library. Housing in extreme winds: socio-economic and architectural considerations. [Stephen A Kliment; United States. Agency for International Development.

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