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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 303014, 7 pages
Effects of Aging Temperature on Moisture Absorption of Perforated GFRP
Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
Received 1 November 2011; Revised 12 December 2011; Accepted 12 December 2011
Academic Editor: Luigi Nicolais
Copyright © 2012 Shiva Eslami et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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