Fire-resistance of floors and ceilings.
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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


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Issued by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Fire Offices" Committee Joint Fire Research Organisation.

SeriesFire note -- no.1
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research., Joint Fire Research Organisation.
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Open LibraryOL14925728M
ISBN 100114701318

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