A Newsletter from CROSS-AUS containing reports on structural safety issues.
Grouting of joints between load-bearing prefabricated concrete members
This report highlights the risk of failure if grouted joints between load-bearing prefabricated concrete members are not designed and installed correctly.
Failure of large aluminium composite panel
This report highlights the importance of correctly designed fixings and anchoring systems for cladding panels to buildings to minimize the risk of failure.
The use of cast-in ferrules as structural connections
This report highlights several problems that can arise with structural connections between elements when cast-in ferrules (also known as threaded inserts) are used for the anchorage of reinforcing bars.
Design of internal partitions for horizontal loads
This report draws attention to the requirement for internal partitions to be designed for horizontal loads from wind and seismic effects in accordance with Section B of the Australian National Construction Code (NCC).
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