Wood in Civil Engineering
by Giovanna Concu (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2017
Number of pages: 248
The use of wood in buildings, which goes back to the oldest of times, is now experiencing a period of strong expansion in virtue of the sustainable dimension of wood buildings from the environmental, economic and social standpoints.
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