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Tunneling and underground transport

future developments in technology, economics, and policy : papers prepared for the conference held by the Macro-Engineering Research Group and the Center for Advanced Engineering Study of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in cooperation with Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation, Arthur D. Little, Inc., and the American Society for Macro-Engineering, held April 24 and 25, 1985, at the Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 236 Pages
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  • English

Elsevier , New York
Tunneling -- Congresses., Tunnels -- Congre
Other titlesUnderground transport.
Statementeditor, Frank P. Davidson.
ContributionsDavidson, Frank Paul, 1918-, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Macro-Engineering Research Group., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Engineering Study.
LC ClassificationsTA800 .T783 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 236 p., [10] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2372516M
ISBN 100444011307
LC Control Number87000520

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