Fire venting in single-storey buildings.
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Fire venting in single-storey buildings. by Fire Research Station.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesFire notes -- no.5
The Physical Object
Pagination18p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20275453M

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