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Published by American Society of Civil Engineers in Reston, VA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wind pressure.,
  • Buildings -- Aerodynamics -- Testing.,
  • Wind tunnels.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTask Committee on Wind Tunnel Testing of Buildings and Structures, Aerodynamics Committtee, Aerospace Division ; contributors, J.E. Cermak ... [et al.] ; editor, Nicholas Isyumov.
SeriesASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice -- no. 67
ContributionsCermak, J. E, Isyumov, N., American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Manual of Practice for Wind Tunnel Testing of Buildings and Structures.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA654.5
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22612240M
ISBN 100784403198

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