by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Series||Transportation research record ;, 1197|
|Contributions||National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Meeting|
|LC Classifications||TE7 .H5 no. 1197, HE196.5 .H5 no. 1197|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||76 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
|LC Control Number||89013061|
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