Methods of achieving improved seismic performance of communications systems

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers in New York

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  • Telecommunication systems -- Security measures.,
  • Earthquake resistant design.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Alex Tang and Anshel J. Schiff.
SeriesTechnical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering monograph ;, no. 10, Monograph (American Society of Civil Engineers. Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering) ;, no. 10.
ContributionsTang, Alex., Schiff, Anshel J.
LC ClassificationsTK5102.85 .M48 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1007977M
ISBN 100784402167
LC Control Number96047914

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