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Urban Disaster Mitigation The Role of Engineering and Technology by Franklin Y. Cheng

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Published by Pergamon Press Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental impact of natural disasters & phenomena,
  • Mechanical Engineering & Materials,
  • Social impact of disasters,
  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Flood Control,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Taiwan,
  • USA,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Earthquake hazard analysis,
  • Congresses,
  • Earthquake Engineering,
  • Landslides

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9266927M
ISBN 100080419208
ISBN 109780080419206

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