TechNote#000 – Index to Technical Notes

INDEX TO TECHNICAL NOTES TN/000 Index to Technical Notes TN/001 Initial Investigation Into The Impact Of The Energy Efficiency Requirements Of Building Codes On Glazed Enclosures TN/002 Simplified Design Method – Design By Comparison TN/003 A Guide To Understanding The Engineering Profession For Manufacturers/Suppliers And Other Users Of Pre-Engineered Solutions TN/004 A Guide To The […]

General Notes – Structural – Structural Steelwork

STRUCTURAL STEELWORK All workmanship and materials shall be in accordance with relevant codes. Fabrication and Erection of all steelwork shall comply with the requirements and tolerances specified in AS4100 Sections 14 & 15. Details of component parts of each structure are typical only. Where items are not Detailed the contractor or fabricator shall use similar […]

General Notes – Structural – Ground Works

GROUND WORKS The execution and control testing of earthworks and associated site preparation shall be in accordance with the latest edition of AS3798. Fill material shall be inorganic, non-perishable material with a sulphur content NOT exceeding 0.5% within 500 mm of concrete structures or masonry unless such elements are protected by impermeable membranes or equivalent […]

General Notes – Structural – Basis of Design

Basis of Design Design wind loading:Region = A1Basic wind speeds– Ultimate Vu = 45 m/sNB: Other wind loading parameters vary with direction and distance from building, refer to design-report and evidence-of-suitability for: shielding, topography and terrain. Design live loadingRoof = 0.25 kPa A maximum allowable bearing pressure of 100 kPa has been assumed for CLAY […]

General Notes – Structural – Overview

GENERAL All materials and workmanship shall be in accordance with the latest editions of the relevant Australian codes unless noted otherwise (uno). The structural drawings shall be read in conjunction with all the associated drawings, and with such other written instructions as may be issued by the Engineer, during the course of construction. The structure […]

Product Catalogue versus online Shop

The business has always operated as a consultancy and for the most part still does, consequently our documentation has traditionally been produced to order. It is faster to describe the possible documentation that can be provided than it is to produce such documentation. With respect to providing standard documentation which can be downloaded, additional effort is required […]