strength and related properties of redwood by R. F. Luxford

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Redwood (Wood),
  • Coast redwood.,
  • Strength of materials.

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Statementby R.F. Luxford and L.J. Markwardt.
SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 305., Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 305.
ContributionsMarkwardt, L. J. 1889-
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p., 6 p. of plates :
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL16123319M

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