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Journals Abstracts

These are short abstracts of the material printed in our journal which is published twice annually. The Journal covers items of interest to structural engineers, including but not limited to: technical papers, project reports, materials information, code reviews.

Journal: Vol 1 No. 1 1988

 

Title
Computer Column Plane Frame Analysis Software Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

D G Campbell
Abstract

This first Computer Column features an article on plane frame analysis software, a subject which has direct relevance to all Structural Engineers
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Title
Computer Column Three Dimensional Structural Analysis Programs Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

Don Campbell, Stuart Hodder
Abstract

In this article we discuss 3D Frame Analysis packages such as S-Frame, Autosteel, Stress, Microstran and Space-Gass as well as more general structural programs like SAP90, EASE, STRUDL and LARSA. Mention will also be made of software such as ETABS and SAFE geared towards the analysis of specific structural systems. Only statics will be covered and dynamics will be covered in a later article.
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Title
Letters to the Editor Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

B J Brown, D C Hopkins, G B Stephens, C Graham
Abstract

Pre-employment practical training for graduate engineers; letters of support for SESOC;
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Title
Feature Article Fundamental Revision of Administration of Building Controls in NZ Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

The Building Industry Commission
Abstract

The Building Industry Commission BIC) was established in November 1986 to consider the most comprehensive reform of all aspects of building control. The BIC task goes further than production of new control documents and includes reconsideration of the whole system of administration of building controls in NZ. The proposed new controls will be based on defined objectives limited basically to essential considerations of health and safety.
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Title
Technical Paper “McLean Park Grandstand” Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

T W Robertson and B Williams
Abstract

In 1984 the wooden Harris Stand at McLean Park Napier was destroyed by fire, and in August 1984 a new stand was given the go-ahead. Planning proceeded with a 5,500 seat stand. The planning provided for future development to link the stand with Centennial Stand to the South and the embankment to the North. Fiancial constraints limited construction to a little over 4,000 seats.
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Title
Contractors Viewpoint Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

Neil C Ranford
Abstract

The Structural Engineer in the Construction Team possesses unique skills capable of having an enormous impact on the efficiency and success of a building project, whether his role is as designer, supervisor or primary consultant.
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Title
Project Sheet Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

Holmes Consulting Group
Abstract

Emily Place building for Churchill Group Holdings Limited constructed in 1988. The 12-storey office portion of this 19-storey project has an innovative perimeter steel frame, utilising diagonal struts rather than conventional beams.
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Title
Technical Paper NZ Manufacture of Steel Sections from Plate Vol 1 No 1 1988
Author/s

Bruce Goodfellow
Abstract

An alternative structural steel system to that based on the use of imported hot rolled sections will be available in New Zealand next year with the establishment of a production plant to manufacture welded I sections from plate
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