Microbiology in Civil Engineering: Proceedings of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium held at Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Microbiology in Civil Engineering

Proceedings of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium held at Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK, 1st Edition

Edited by P. Howsam

CRC Press

400 pages

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Although most public health and environmental engineers are aware of the importance of microbial activity, many civil engineers do not appreciate the part microbiological process play in, for example, biodeterioration of concrete and other construction materials, alteration of soil and rock properties, clogging of boreholes, distribution and irriga

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials