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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 921076, 6 pages
Research Article

Comparison of Cement-Based and Polymer-Based Concrete Pipes for Analysis of Cost Assessment

1Inegol Faculty of Business, Uludag University, 16400 Bursa, Turkey
2Economics Department, Bartın University, 74100 Bartın, Turkey

Received 28 March 2013; Accepted 8 May 2013

Academic Editor: Osman Gencel

Copyright © 2013 Orhan Bozkurt and Mehmet İslamoğlu. 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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