The Art and science of geotechnical engineering at the dawn of the twenty-first century : a volume honoring Ralph B. Peck by

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

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Statementeditors, E.J. Cording ... [et al.].
ContributionsPeck, Ralph B., Cording, Edward J.
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LC ClassificationsTA710.A1 A66 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 620 p. :
Number of Pages620
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Open LibraryOL2405236M
ISBN 100130476552
LC Control Number87035976

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