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GHANA BUILDING AND ROAD RESEARCH INSTITUTE (BRRI) University P.O. Box 40 Kumasi CONTAC[: M. D. Gidigasu, Director MISSION: National building research institute supporting the building and road design and construction industries. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in the design and planning of buildings, building and road construction, materials, soil mechanics and foundations, structural systems, concrete and masonry products, transportation and traffic planning; disseminates information. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly newsletter, research reports, brochures, annual reports, and bibliographies. GREECE ARISTOTLE THESSALONIKI UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, DIVISION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING Thessaloniki CONTACT: G. Penelis, Division Director MISSION: To provide education and civil engineering research. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in static and dynamic analysis of structures, reinforced concrete, materials testing, and earthquake engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, conference papers, and professional journals. NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS, DEPARTMENT OF THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS 5 Heroes of Polytechnion Avenue Athens (624) CONTACT: P. S. Theocaris, Director MISSION: Advanced education and research services to the building community. 128
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