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MY first duty is to thank the members electing me to the highest position in the Institution. These are difficult times for the for all organisations such as ours and it will be difficult for me to give the time necessary to carry out all the duties devolving upon me, but, as I told the members when I succeeded to the Chair, I shall do my best.
Mr I.P. Gillson (M) (Central Electricity Generating Board): I draw the attention of specifying engineers to the need to
-study carefully the September 1983 draft ‘Guidance notes’ when dealing with particularly vulnerable structures
-consider the relevance of tests on mortar prisms and cubes to the risk of ASR damage
-consider the scale effects of concrete samples on the risk of ASR damage
-examine evidence from concrete that has been damaged by ASR
Dr. Hannant's paper candidly shows that there is still a need for devising a logical method for testing the true tensile strength of concrete.