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report on safety control of small dams in Tennessee

Kenneth N. Spencer

report on safety control of small dams in Tennessee

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Published by Civil Engineering Dept. in cooperation with Engineering Experiment Station, University of Tennessee in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dam safety -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee.,
    • Dam safety -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 185-189.

      Other titlesSafety control of small dams in Tennessee.
      Statementby Kenneth N. Spencer and Bruce A. Tschantz.
      ContributionsTschantz, Bruce A., joint author., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Civil Engineering Dept., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Engineering Experiment Station.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFT447.8 .S63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 202 leaves :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4858387M
      LC Control Number75623842


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