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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Roofs -- Maintenance and repair

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Edition Notes

StatementThomas Lee Wilkinson
SeriesResearch paper FPL -- 444
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14841362M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilkinson, Thomas Lee. Longtime performance of trussed rafters with different connection systems. Madison, Wis.: U.S. Revision of Longtime performance of trussed rafters with different connection systems, 5-year evaluation, USDA Forest Service research paper FPL Description: 23 pages: illustrations ; 27 cm. Series Title: Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.).; USDA Forest Service research paper FPL: Responsibility: by Thomas Lee Wilkinson. Longtime performance of trussed rafters with different connection systems / Thomas Lee : Thomas Lee. Wilkinson. Longtime performance of trussed rafters with different connection systems: 5-year evaluation / by Thomas Lee Wilkinson. By Thomas Lee. Wilkinson. Abstract. Rev p. Topics: Roofs--Maintenance and repair.

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