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| Technical Note 1 (2008)
||Surface Condition of Steel Reinforcement
| Technical Note 2 (2007)
||Substitution of N12 Rebar in AS 2870 Residential slabs and footings
| Technical Note 3 (2007)
||Restrictions on the use of wire bar chairs
| Technical Note 4 (2007)
||Fabrication and site handling of reinforcing bars
| Technical Note 5 (2007)
||Guidelines for Economical Assembly of Reinforcement
| Technical Note 6 (2008)
||Design to AS 3600:2001 of Suspended Concrete Floors Reinforced with Class L Mesh
| QV1 (1991)
||A detailed case study of a 42-storey building in Perth
|Form and Function in Concrete||Case studies of prominent buildings in six capital cities
| Australia’s 100 Tallest Buildings (1994)
||Pictorial overview, analysing them by structure, number of floors and overall height. It shows the dominance of reinforced concrete in this market and identifies reasons for this
|Tilt-Up and Precast Concrete Construction|
| Tilt-Up Digest (1991)
||An examination of recent tilt-up buildings
| Tilt-Up City (1995)
||Reviews the contribution that tilt-up construction has made to the Joondalup streetscape in Perth by considering several projects in the commercial, retail and residential areas – the realisation of Landcorp’s vision of “A City in Harmony”
| Ten Steps to Tilt-Up (1999)
||Ten reasons why tilt-up is becoming the preferred construction system for many commercial and residential developments – ten reasons why you should use it on your next project
| 10 Steps to Build a Reinforced Concrete Slab-On-Ground (2001)
|Step-by-step guide for a housebuilder to successfully construct a durable slab-on-ground, the preferred floor and footing solution for housing
|Safe Design of Slabs Incorporating Class L Mesh (2005)
||Design advice on safe design of slabs incorporating Class L mesh under AS 3600:2001 by Dr. Mark Patrick, MP Engineers Pty Ltd
|New Developments in the Testing, Design and Construction of Concrete Structures Incorporating Class L Reinforcing Mesh (2008)
||Details of a new major test program, explaination of economic advantages of Class L mesh under the new design rules in AS 3600:2001 and recommendation of a new design approach taking into account the extra steel area due to lapping by Dr. Mark Patrick, MP Engineers Pty Ltd and John Keith, SRIA.
| A Review of Australian Design and Construction Practices Concerning Anchorage and Lap Splicing of Reinforcing Bars, with Particular Emphasis on Slabs and Walls
||A paper presented at the Australasian Structural Engineering Conference (ASEC) Melbourne, Australia, 2008 by Dr. Mark Patrick, MP Engineers Pty Ltd, Mark Turner, Institute of Public Works Engineering, NSW and John Keith, SRIA.
|SRIA Articles and Extracts of Articles from the Technical Press|
|Concrete in Australia V42 N4||Bending Reinforcement On Site
|Concrete in Australia V42 N3||Seismic Design and Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Structures
|Concrete in Australia V42 N2||Common Questions Regarding Reinforcement
|Concrete in Australia V42 N1||A Guide to Seismic Design & Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia
|Concrete in Australia V41 N3||New Australian Standard Developments
|Concrete in Australia V41 N2||Guide to Seismic Design & Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia
|Concrete in Australia V41 N1||A Guide to Seismic Design & Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia
|Concrete in Australia V40 N4||A Guide to Seismic Design & Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Australia
|Concrete in Australia V40 N3||Are You Making Your Steel Reinforcement Connections?
|Concrete in Australia V40 N2||Progress on Australian/ New Zealand Standards for Bar Chairs
|Concrete in Australia V40 N1||Chronology of Recent SRIA Conference Papers
|Concrete in Australia V39 N4||Reinforcing Mesh Servicing Australian Construction Since 1918
|Concrete in Australia V39 N3||New Australian Standard for Bar Chairs
|Concrete in Australia V39 N1||Reinforcing Mesh
|Concrete in Australia V38 N3||Don't Judge a Bar by its Cover||681 KB|
|Concrete in Australia V38 N2||SRIA Member Capability
|Concrete in Australia V38 N1||Member Company Safety
|Concrete in Australia V37 N3||SRIA New National Office, refreshed corporate logo and Website redevelopment
|Concrete in Australia V37 N2||Don't Judge a Bar by its Cover
|Concrete in Australia V37 N1||Resources Updates and Website redevelopment
|Concrete in Australia V36 N4||SRIA Contribution to CECAR 5, Upcoming Technical Note, Publication Research
|Concrete in Australia V36 N3||SRIA Environmental Sustainability Policy
|Concrete in Australia V36 N2||SRIA Member Capability
|Concrete in Australia V36 N1||A changing of the Guard & Member's Safety Excellence
|Concrete in Australia V35 N4||SRIA Technical Support For Steel Reinforeced Concrete design and construction
|Concrete in Australia V34 N3||Design to AS 3600 of Suspended Concrete floors Reinforeced with Class L Mesh
|Concrete in Australia V34 N2||Ten Good Reasons Why Concrete is the Preferred Building Frame Material (including new cost study data)
|Concrete in Australia V34 N1||Surface Condition of Steel Reinforcement
|Concrete in Australia V32 N4||Member-driven solutions to today’s reinforced concrete needs||820 KB|
|Concrete in Australia V33 N1||The Safe Use of Class L Reinforcing Mesh in Suspended Floors||755 KB|
|Concrete in Australia V33 N2||SRIA Research Program for Class L Reinforcing Mesh in Suspended Floors||775 KB|
| Curtin University Testing of Class L Slabs Nears Completion
||Since July 2008, the SRIA has funded a research program, with full-scale structural testing of monolithic, reinforced concrete slabs incorporating Class L mesh, being conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University of Technology in Perth. The testing will soon be completed. This is an update on the program prior to its completion and release of the findings.
|Why Concrete?||A classic lecture by Professor H J Cowan, AO Professor Emeritus of Architectural Science, University of Sydney. Although originally published in 1970, most of its statements are still true today
| Why Concrete Framing?
|There are ten good reasons why concrete is the preferred material for the vast majority of building frames
|Material Supply Agreement|
|Material Supply Agreement||
A proforma Formal Instrument of Agreement - contract for supply of reinforcement products. Please enquire for details: firstname.lastname@example.org