effect of the design of goods vehicle suspensions on loads on roads and bridges
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Published by Vehicles and Environment Division, Vehicles Group, Transport and Road Research Laboratory in Crowthorne, Berkshire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trucks -- Springs and suspension.,
  • Roads -- Foundations.,
  • Bridges -- Live loads.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 11-12.

Statementby C.G.B. Mitchell.
SeriesResearch report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory. Dept. of Transport -- 115., Research report (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 115.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17974756M

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