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Concrete In Australia : September 2013
24 Concrete in Australia Vol 39 No 3 CONCRETE 2013 Thursday 17 October 2013 08:00-17:30 Registration 08:40-10:30 SESSION 4A Geopolymer Concrete SESSION 4B Repair and Retrofitting SESSION 4C Design/Structural Engineering: Cast-in anchors 08:40-09:00 Prof. Marita L. Berndt 4A-1: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation of Geopolymer Concrete Prof. Scott T. Smith 4B-1: Enhancing the Efficiency of FRP Strengthening Systems A.Prof. Stuart Reid 4C-1: Reliability of Lifting Inserts for Tilt-Up Concrete Construction 09:00-09:20 Mr Chandana Kulasuriya 4A-2: Properties of Alkali Pozzolan Cement (APC) Mr Muhammad Ikramul Kabir 4B-2: Retrofitting of Damaged Concrete Beams with CFRP Mr David J. Heath 4C-2: Guidelines for Prequalification and Design of Post-Installed and Cast-In Anchors in Australia 09:20-09:40 Dr Zuhua Zhang 4A-3: Efflorescence: A Critical Challenge for Geopolymer Applications? Dr R.J. Gravina 4B-3: Bond Performance of FRP to Concrete Using Vacuum and Heat/resin Injection Mr Ian Ferrier 4C-3: Performance & Ductility of Cast-In Plate Connections 09:40-10:00 Mr Pradip Nath 4A-4: Effect of Alkaline Activator Properties on the Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Concrete for Ambient Curing Condition Dr Johan Klopper 4B-4: Deck Replacement for Fixed Linkspan Bridge at Port Marlborough Interisland Ferry Terminal Mr Ian Ferrier 4C-4: Cast-in Ferrule Connections Load/Displacement Characteristics in Shear 10:00-10:20 Mr Kamal Neupane 4A-5: Mechanical Properties of Geopolymer Concrete: Applicability of Relationships Defined by AS 3600 Mr Ronald Lumantarna 4B-5: Overview on the Strengthening of New Zealand's Unreinforced Masonry Buildings Using Engineered Cementitious Composite (ECC) Shotcrete Mr Zac Bouchabake 4C-5: Concrete Splitting for Rebars Post-installed with High Bond Adhesives -- AS3600 implementation 10:20-10:30 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 10:30-11:00 Morning Tea and Exhibition 11:00-12:30 Plenary Session II: Keynote Speaker: A. Professor Mario Sassone 2 selected students' papers 12:30-13:30 Lunch and Exhibition 13:30-15:00 SESSION 5A Fibres/FRP Research and Applications SESSION 5B Structures Research and Applications SESSION 5C Major Projects/ Case Studies 13:30-13:50 Prof. Riadh Al-Mahaidi 5A-1: Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Patch Anchors used to Enhance the Performance of FRP Laminates in Concrete Structures Dr Natalie A Lloyd 5B-1: Early Age Tensile and Compressive Strength of Concrete -- Impact on Predictions for Anchor Pull-out Capacity Mr Colin Beall 5C-1: Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law Brisbane 13:50-14:10 A.Prof. Muhammad N.S. Hadi 5A-2: Behaviour of Modified RC Columns Retrofitted with CFRP Mr Wolfgang Merretz 5B-2: Development and Use of 1200 mm Diameter Round Panel Test for Substantially Reduced Variability in Quality Control Testing of SFRC Used in Pre-cast Tunnel Lining Segments Mr Chrysanthos Maraveas 5C-2: The New, Balanced Cantilever, Bridge over Acheloos River in Greece 14:10-14:30 Mr Joel Brown 5A-3: The Study of FRP Strengthening of Concrete Structures to Increase the Serviceable Design Life in Corrosive Environments Mr William Buswell 5B-3: Pile Cap Design Using Strut-and-Tie Modelling Mr Scott Rackley 5C-3: Testing the Limits: Heavy Floor and Reaction Wall at the Advanced Engineering Building, The University of Queensland, Design and Construction Challenges 14:30-14:50 Mr Nassim Ghosni 5A-4: Evaluation of Structural Behaviour of Polypropylene Fibre Reinforced Concrete Beam under Cyclic Loading Mr Md Mahfuzur Rahman 5B-4: Behaviour of Simply-Supported Reinforced Concrete Slabs: An Experimental Study at Service Conditions Mr Evelyn Storey 5C-4: Cyclotron Bunker at the Centre of Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland - Design and Construction Challenges 14:50-15:00 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 15:00-15:30 Afternoon Tea and Exhibition 15:30-17:00 SESSION 6A Sustainability SESSION 6B Early-age Concrete and Cracking SESSION 6C Structures Research and Applications 15:30-15:50 Mr Des Chalmers 6A-1: Progress with Sustainable Cements Dr James Mackechnie 6B-1: Optimizing the Fresh Properties of Concrete by Understanding Rheology Dr John M Fenwick 6C-1: What Risks Are YOU Willing to Take with Steel Quality? 15:50-16:10 Mr Yew-Chin Koay 6A-2: An Overview Sustainable Cementless Concrete: The VicRoads Experience Mr Rodney Paull 6B-2: Concrete Thermal/Restraint and Shrinkage Crack Risk -- Case Study Design to Construction Feedback Mr Con Komselis 6C-2: Class N Engineered Mesh -- Advantages and Application 16:10-16:30 Mr Mayuri Wijayasundara 6A-3: Cost-benefit Analysis of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Structural Concrete Dr James Aldred 6B-3: Thermal Control of Large Concrete Elements -- Queensland Experience Mr Scott Munter 6C-3: Recent Developments in the Design and Construction of Concrete Structures incorporating Low-Ductility Steel Reinforcement 16:30-16:50 Mr Mike Haigh 6A-4: Development of New High Performance Supplementary Cementitious Material -- A Lithium Production By-product Dr Vinh Dao 6B-4: Crack Propagation in Concrete at Early Ages Mr Andrew McFarland 6C-4: Longitudinal Slip Characteristics of Reinforcing Bar Splices 16:50-17:00 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 10-minute Q&A 19:00-23:00 Gala Dinner