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COAL handling plants as required for the Canadian coal fields are much different from
the general system as adopted in England, and as I have recently come to Canada and have been associated with the design and detail of these particular plants, the contrast has probably been more apparent.
THE primary object of this short paper is to create a discussion on certain aspects of
some simple problems in structural engineering, therefore I claim your indulgence if, in order to arouse interest, some of my remarks may be presented in a slightly contentious manner.
W. Cyril Cocking
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