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

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Statementby R.H.H. Kirkham and M.G. White.
SeriesRoad research technical paper -- no.54
ContributionsWhite, M. G., Road Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL13952941M

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