Week 4 Notes

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CIVIL ENGI 48310
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Civil Engineering
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Nov 5, 2023
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Week 4 Notes Introduction to Civil &Environmental Engineering
Australian Standards (SLO 4) Topics Week 4 Basic Structural Behaviour Standards & Guidelines AS 1170
1 Standards & Guidelines 1.1 Reasons for Using Standards For Buildings, the Building Code of Australia (BCA) is the reference document. No Legal Requirement to use Australian Standards, however their use is prudent for avoiding litigation and their use is recommended because they: Are tried and tested and have usually undergone extensive revisions to reflect past experiences and the latest research knowledge. Are prepared by Peers who have extensive practical and design expertise and are recognised experts in their field. Help ensure minimum safety requirements for both strength and serviceability
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