Geomechanics in tropical soils

proceedings of the Second International Conference on Geomechanics in Tropical Soils, Singapore, 12-14 December, 1988 by International Conference on Geomechanics in Tropical Soils (2nd 1988 Singapore).

Publisher: Balkema in Rotterdam

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  • Soil mechanics -- Tropics -- Congresses.,
  • Soils -- Tropics.,
  • Soil stabilization.,
  • Soils -- Testing.

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Statementeditors, Publications Committee of 2 ICOTS ; co-sponsored by Nanyang Technological Insitute, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, South East Asian Geotechnical Society.
ContributionsInternational Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering., Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society., Nanyang Technological Institute., International Conference on Geomechanics in Tropical Soils.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL17963491M
ISBN 109061918162

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