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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Structural design -- Statistical methods.,
  • Probabilities.,
  • Reliability (Engineering)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by C. Guedes Soares.
SeriesSolid mechanics and its applications ;, v. 56
ContributionsSoares, C. Guedes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA658.2 .P76 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL679583M
ISBN 10079234670X
LC Control Number97026094

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