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Published in Knoxville, Tenn .
Written in English


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Bibliography: v. 1., p. 281.

StatementTennessee Valley Authority, Divisions of Engineering and Construction.
SeriesTechnical monograph ;, no. 75
ContributionsTennessee Valley Authority. Office of Chief Engineer. Division of Construction.
LC ClassificationsTK1425.M8 T354 no. 75
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL6264222M
LC Control Number58060531

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