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Sustainable engineering concepts, design, and case studies by David T. Allen

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
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  • Sustainable engineering,
  • Environmental engineering,
  • Environmental management,
  • Sustainable development

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid T. Allen, David R. Shonnard
ContributionsShonnard, David
LC ClassificationsTA170 .A42 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094299M
ISBN 100132756544
LC Control Number2011041250

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