Quality Control of In-Situ Concrete by Ultrasound Monitoring


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H. K. Lee et al., "Quality Control of In-Situ Concrete by Ultrasound Monitoring", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 270-273, pp. 1562-1567, 2004

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August 2004




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