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Plastics for architects and builders

A. G. H. Dietz

Plastics for architects and builders

by A. G. H. Dietz

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology .
Written in English


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Statementby A.G.H. Dietz.
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Open LibraryOL19696989M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dietz, Albert G.H. (Albert George Henry), Plastics for architects and builders. Cambridge (Mass.) ; London: M.I.T. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm: Responsibility: [by] Albert G.H.

Dietz. The objective of this "primer" on plastics is to acquaint the architect, designer, builder, and contractor with polymers and their potentialities in building, including not only structural aspects but interior, decorative, and lighting applications as well. The user of this book will obtain basic, essential knowledge of the nature and the applicability of these versatile materials.

Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this 5/5(1).

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