Embankment dams: Embankment design, Part 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation, United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Assistant Commissioner--Engineering and Research
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Assistant Commissioner, Engineering and Research, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 70 pages
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