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CROSS-AUS Newsletter 7

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A Newsletter from CROSS-AUS containing reports on structural safety issues.

Modelling of structures

The reporter is concerned that some structural engineers assume without adequate verification that their computer modelling is correct and accurate; that they do not understand the limitations or basis for their modelling; or that the model chosen may not be appropriate for that structure.

Construction products- fire test certificates

A reporter has notified CROSS-AUS regarding the potentially inappropriate use of fire test methods on certain materials.

Continuously threaded reinforcing bar

Difficulties with site inspection of continuously threaded reinforcing bars

Site testing of post-installed fasteners in concrete

This report describes a situation where site testing of post-installed fasteners in concrete was undertaken by a contractor as an alternative to adopting the design data from the manufacturer in an attempt to justify an increased design capacity for the fasteners.

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