Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice (Book review)

Author: T. Cosgrove

Date published

1 April 2016

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Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice (Book review)

The Structural Engineer
Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice (Book review)
Date published

1 April 2016

Author

T. Cosgrove

Price

Free

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Author

T. Cosgrove

This holistic introduction to the design, fabrication and welding of steel structures is both a useful textbook for students and reminder for experienced designers, concludes Thomas Cosgrove.

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PDF
Pages:
1
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Issue 4

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