2002 Seminars

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Semester 1 2002

Wednesday March 20, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Introductory seminar
for the first two seminar sessions, all staff/postgrads are asked to introduce themselves for approximately 60-90 seconds.

Wednesday March 27, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Introductory seminar
for the first two seminar sessions, all staff/postgrads are asked to introduce themselves for approximately 60-90 seconds.

Wednesday April 3, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Easter break - No seminar

Wednesday April 10, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
"9/11" (Part 1)
a video presentation of a documentary shot by 2 French brothers about firemen in New York. By chance, they ended up inside the WTC when the first tower collapsed.

Wednesday April 17, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
"9/11" (Part 2)
a video presentation of a documentary shot by 2 French brothers about firemen in New York. By chance, they ended up inside the WTC when the first tower collapsed.

Wednesday April 24, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Postponed

Wednesday May 1, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
"9/11" (Part 3)
a video presentation of a documentary shot by 2 French brothers about firemen in New York. By chance, they ended up inside the WTC when the first tower collapsed.

Wednesday May 8, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Dr Chadchart Sittipunt
Cyclic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls with Diagonal Web Reinforcement

Wednesday May 15, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
"9/11" (Part 3)
a video presentation of a documentary shot by 2 French brothers about firemen in New York. By chance, they ended up inside the WTC when the first tower collapsed.

Wednesday June 5, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
"9/11" (Part 3)
a video presentation of a documentary shot by 2 French brothers about firemen in New York. By chance, they ended up inside the WTC when the first tower collapsed.

Wednesday June 19 - Wednesday July 24 2002
Student study break/exams/vacations - No seminars

Semester 2 2002

Wednesday July 31, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Stuart Reid
Risk and reliability analysis - highlights and current developments

Thursday August 8, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Tim Wilkinson
The World Trade Center and 9/11: A Discussion on Some Engineering Design Issues

Wednesday August 14, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
CANCELLED

Wednesday August 21, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Mr Daniel Cuoco (USA)
Lessons Learned from Structural Failures

Wednesday August 28, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ramaswamy Nagarajan
Modelling Community Perceptions of Large Projects Using Soft Computing Tools

Wednesday September 4, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ravi Prathapa
Shakedown Analysis of Road Pavements

Wednesday September 11, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Hemanta Doloi
Application of Simulation Technique in Life Cycle Project Management

Wednesday September 18, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Michael Bambach
Design of Unstiffened Elements under Stress Gradients

Wednesday September 25, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Kim Rasmussen
The Waterswing

Wednesday October 2, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Mid-semester break

Wednesday October 9, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Elisha Harris
Sway Stability Testing of High Rise Rack Sub-Assemblages
Demao Yang
Compression Tests of Cold-Reduced High Strength Steel Stub Columns

Wednesday October 16, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Bosco Poon
The behaviour of shallow foundations on silica sand subjected to inclined loading

Wednesday October 23, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Postponed

Wednesday October 30, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Maura Lecce
Distortional Buckling and Local/Overall Euler Interaction Buckling of Stainless Steel Members

Wednesday November 6, 2002, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Helen Chow
Analysis of Piled Raft Foundations with different pile diameters and lengths

Wednesday November 29, 2002, 12.30 - 1.15 pm (followed by BBQ lunch)
Andrew Abel
Towards a brief update on Astrophysics