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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 2 No. 1 1989

 

Title
Technical Paper Building Industry Commission Scope of Work Part 1 Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

G C Clifton, John H Hunt, Charles Clifton
Abstract

BIC was established in November 1986 to prepare a new Building Control System with the deadline for completing and reporting back to the Government by end of December 1989. The new BCS consists of 3 parts being • The rules with which compliance is required, i.e. the draft New Zealand Building Code. • The necessary means for administering the system, i.e. building permits, inspection of constructions • The means for implementation, or the legislative framework within which the BCS will operate
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Title
Technical Paper Building Industry Commission Scope of Work Part 2 Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

G C Clifton, John H Hunt, Charles Clifton
Abstract

BIC was established in November 1986 to prepare a new Building Control System with the deadline for completing and reporting back to the Government by end of December 1989. The new BCS consists of 3 parts being • The rules with which compliance is required, i.e. the draft New Zealand Building Code. • The necessary means for administering the system, i.e. building permits, inspection of constructions • The means for implementation, or the legislative framework within which the BCS will operate
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Title
Technical Paper Building Industry Commission Scope of Work Part 3 Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

G C Clifton, John H Hunt, Charles Clifton
Abstract

BIC was established in November 1986 to prepare a new Building Control System with the deadline for completing and reporting back to the Government by end of December 1989. The new BCS consists of 3 parts being • The rules with which compliance is required, i.e. the draft New Zealand Building Code. • The necessary means for administering the system, i.e. building permits, inspection of constructions • The means for implementation, or the legislative framework within which the BCS will operate
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Title
Technical Paper Tensile Membrane Structures Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

J T Dale, B T Davis, E Moodie
Abstract

Numerous membrane structures exist in nature adn this type of building envelope is becoming increasingly popular with designers and owners. The paper briefly views the history, structural principles, design and construction of tensile membrane structures with reference to NZ and Australia and especially to Sunhill Garden centre, Pakuranga, Auckland. This structure covers some 900m² and is supported by steel masts and precast concrete buttresses. It is the largest fabric tensile structure in NZ at the time of writing.
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Title
SESOC Submission to IPENZ on Building Quality Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

I J Billings
Abstract

SESOC comment on Design Quality, Construction Quality, Site Safety.
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Title
Letters to the Editor Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

A W Thornton, Robert Tan
Abstract


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Title
Feature Article Aspects of Engineering Overseas Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

Dale H Turkington
Abstract

Differences in the engineering Profession between Canada and New Zealand
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Title
Project Sheet Symonds Centre O’Rorke Halls Development Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

Mainzeal Group, National Mutual and Auckland University
Abstract

Designed by Beca, Carter, Hollings and Ferner Limited, the O’Rorke Hall/Symonds Centre development is a combined student accommodation and commercial development encompassing 2 13-story office towers and an 11-storey student accommodation rising above 2 levels of below-grade car parking.
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Title
Project Sheet 2 Multi-storey Commercial office Building NMLA Lower Hutt Vol 2 No 1 1989
Author/s

Rankine Hill Limited
Abstract

The 1988/1989 8-storey building is only the second building in Wellington in recent years to use structural steel as a major construction element. The structural form for the building comprises reinforced concrete shear walls which resist all lateral loads and a structural steel system which supports all gravity loads.
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