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response of earth banks during earthquakes by I. M. Idriss

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Published by University of California in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Embankments.,
  • Earthquakes.

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Statementby I. M. Idriss and H. Bolton Seed.
ContributionsSeed, H. Bolton joint author., California. University. Soil Mechanics and Bituminous Materials Research Laboratory.
LC ClassificationsTA760 .I3
The Physical Object
Pagination22, A5, B15 l.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5563531M
LC Control Number67064410

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