2 edition of Information handling in the construction industry found in the catalog.
Information handling in the construction industry
C. J. Norman
1970 by University of Southampton Dept. of Civil Engineering .
Written in English
|Statement||by C.J. Norman.|
|Contributions||University of Southampton. Department of Civil Engineering.|
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