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Survey results for fire loads and live loads in office buildings

Charles Culver

Survey results for fire loads and live loads in office buildings

addendum

by Charles Culver

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, Institute for Applied Technology, Center For Building Technology, Office of Housing and Building Technology in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Office buildings -- Fires and fire prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    CODEN: BSSNBV.

    StatementCharles G. Culver ; Office of Housing and Building Technology, Center for Building Technology.
    SeriesNBS building science series ; 85, Building science series -- 85.
    ContributionsCenter for Building Technology. Office of Housing and Building Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15215686M

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Get this from a library. Survey results for fire loads and live loads in office buildings: addendum. [Charles Culver; Center for Building Technology. Office of Housing and Building Technology.].

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