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Federal guidelines for earthquake analyses and design of dams by United States. Design Earthquake Task Group. Subcommittee 1

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Published by Federal Emergency Management Agency in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dams -- Earthquake effects,
  • Dam safety -- United States,
  • Hydraulic structures -- Earthquake effects

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Design Earthquake Task Group, Subcommittee 1, Interagency Committee on Dam Safety
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14281272M

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