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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 173587, 7 pages
Using of Microsilica for Strength Improvement of Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Surface Compounds
Building Physics Institute, Housing & Building National Research Center, P.O. Box 1770, Cairo, Egypt
Received 9 September 2012; Accepted 11 October 2012
Academic Editors: K. Hokamoto and V. Ralchenko
Copyright © 2013 S. S. Shebl 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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