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The development of sites and erection of factories and other buildings for the needs of the various Service Departments during the war meant the building up of site organisations by the supervising authorities which are of interest if we consider, as some of us do, that many of the post-war schemes will yet require to be tackled along somewhat similar lines.
1. THE MECHANICS OF MINING SUBSIDENCE
The phenomena connected with Mining Subsidence depend on the nature of the strata, the position, thickness and slope of the seams on the one hand, and on the manner and timing of the working of the seams on the other.
Dr. K.W. Mautner
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