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Concrete In Australia : June 2014
Concrete in Australia Vol 40 No 2 3 VOLUME 40 ISSUE 2 JUNE 2014 Our cover story on page 30 details the techniques and materials involved in the enlargement of the Cotter Dam in the ACT. President: Douglas Jenkins Chief Executive Officer: David Millar Concrete Institute of Australia PO Box 1227, North Sydney 2059 Tel: +61 2 9955 1744 Fax: +61 2 9966 1871 e-mail: email@example.com web: www.concreteinstitute.com.au EDITORIAL COMMITTEE Chairman: Dr Vinh Dao, University of Queensland Members: Fred Andrews-Phaedonos, VicRoads Prof Peter Dux, The University of Queensland Prof Ian Gilbert, The University of New South Wales Prof Jay Sanjayan, Swinburne University of Technology Dr Vute Sirivivatnanon, University of Technology, Sydney Assoc Prof Rob Wheen, The University of Sydney EDITORIAL COORDINATOR: Mark Sedhom firstname.lastname@example.org ISSN 1440-656X, VOL 40 No 2 EDITOR: Desi Corbett MANAGING EDITOR: Dr Tim Kannegieter ADVERTISING: NSW/ACT: Dee Grant, email@example.com phone 0435 758 081 Vic, Tas, SA, WA: David Sutcliffe, firstname.lastname@example.org phone 0497 211 122 Queensland: MBL Media, Maree Fraser, email@example.com phone 07 5580 9000 DESIGN: Stefan Novak, Michelle Watts VOLUME40ISSUE2JUNE2014$9.95inc.GST Tech nical F eatur es: Fibre reinforcedpolymer developments Shear capacity ofprecast,prestressedhollow core slabs Enlarging the Enlarging the Cotter Dam Cotter Dam Concrete in Australia is produced for the Concrete Institute of Australia by Engineers Media phone 02 9438 1533 email firstname.lastname@example.org The statements made or opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily reflect the views of the Concrete Institute of Australia or of Engineers Media. Contents 2 President’s report 4 CEO’s report; new CIA Vice President 6 Letters 8 Prototype concrete to last beyond a century 10 NSW Branch mini-conference – pushing the boundaries in concrete technology 12 2014 events calendar 14 New Zealand Concrete Society celebrating 50 years 16 Call for abstracts for Concrete 2015 18 CIA Life Member makes ACI Fellow; AkzoNobel company profile 19 Shear seminar wrap up 20 Reinforcement detailing seminar 22 Cover story: Enlarging the Cotter Dam while exceeding world’s best practice 30 Calculation of shear strength of prestressed hollow core slabs by use of plastic theory FEATURE: FIBRE REINFORCED POLYMER 37 Axial compressive behaviour of FRP confined concrete columns: investigation of less understood influences 46 Recent developments on FRP bars as internal reinforcement in concrete structures 57 Latest library titles 58 New members 1708 April to September 2013 Average Net Distribution 03 - Contents.indd 3 03 - Contents.indd 3 23/05/14 3:37 PM 23/05/14 3:37 PM