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Risk and liability in geotechnical engineering

Risk and liability in geotechnical engineering

May 27, 1988, Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, B.C.

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Published by Vancouver Geotechnical Society in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineers -- Malpractice -- Congresses,
  • Engineers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses,
  • Risk communication -- Congresses,
  • Risk assessment -- Congresses,
  • Liability (Law) -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanadian Geotechnical Society., Vancouver Geotechnical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17544292M


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