# Research Reports

### R Series

Many of the recent reports (since 2000), and some earlier ones, are available as Adobe Acrobat pdf files. To view them you will need a copy of Acrobat Reader. Other reports are available in hard copy by request.

No. | Author(s) | Report Title | Date |
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R184 | Zhang, T | A Mechanics Based Approach for Shear Strength of RC Beams without Web Reinforcement | Jun-13 |

R183 | Zhang, T, Visintin, P, Oehlers, DJ & Griffith, MC | Pre-sliding Shear Failure in Pre-stressed RC Beams: Behaviour | Apr-13 |

R182 | Zhang, T, Visintin, P, Oehlers, DJ & Griffith, MC | Pre-sliding Shear Failure in Pre-stressed RC Beams: Partial-interaction Mechanism | Apr-13 |

R181 | Chen, Y | Mechanism-oriented Stress-strain Model for Unconfined Conrete | Jan-13 |

R180 | Zhang, T, Oehlers, DJ, Griffith, MC & Haskett, M | A Mechanics-based Numerical Model for Quantifying the Shear Capacity of Prestressed Concrete Beams | Oct-12 |

R179 | Warner, RF | Step-by-step Analysis of Creep and Shrinkage Effect in Prestressed Concrete | July-12 |

R178 | Willis, CR, Griffith, MC & Lawrence, SJ | Earthquake Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Residential Buildings up to 15m in Height | Mar-07 |

R177 | Oehlers, DJ, Liu, IST, & Seracino, R | The Gradual Formation of Hinges Throughout Reinforced Concrete Beams | Jan-05 |

R176 | Jaksa, M | Use of Demonstration Models in Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Education | Sept-05 |

R175 | Daniell, K, Kingsborough, AB, Malovka, DJ, Sommerville, HC, Foley, BA, & Maier, HR | A Review of Sustainability Assessment for Housing Developments | May - 04 |

R174 | Shahin, MA & Jaksa, MB | Modelling the Pullout Capacity of Marquee Ground Anchors | July - 03 |

R173 | Wu, YF, Griffith, MC & Oehlers, DJ | Behavior of Plated RC Columns | Oct-01 |

R172 |
Wu, YF, Oehlers, DJ & Griffith, MC |
Numerical Simulation of Composite Plated Columns | Aug-01 |

R171 |
Shahin, MA, Maier, HR & Jaksa, MB |
Evolutionary data division methods for developing artificial neural network models in geotechnical engineering | Nov-00 |

R170 |
Park, SM & Oehlers, DJ |
Details of Tests on Steel and FRP Plated Continuous Reinforced Concrete Beams | Aug-00 |

R169 |
Griffith, MC |
Experimental Study of the Flexural Strength of URM (Brick) Walls | Aug-00 |

R168 |
Bowden, GJ |
A Review of Cyanobacteria | Mar-00 |

R167 |
Shahin, MA, Jaksa, MB & Maier, HR |
Predicting the Settlement of Shallow Foundations on Cohesionless Soils Using Back-Propagation Neural Networks | Feb-00 |

R166 |
Jaksa, MB, Kaggwa, WS & Brooker, PI |
An Improved Technique for Evaluating the CPT Friction Ratio | Jan-00 |

R165 |
Seracino, R, Oehlers, DJ & Yeo, MF |
Reverse-Cycle Fatigue Tests on Stud Shear Connectors | Aug-99 |

R164 |
Wong, KW & Warner, RF |
Non-linear Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns and Frames | Nov-98 |

R163 |
Kawano, A, Griffith, MC, Joshi, HR & Warner, RF |
Analysis of the Behaviour and Collapse of Concrete Frames Subjected to Severe Ground Motion | Nov-98 |

R162 |
Wong, KW & Warner, RF |
Collapse Load Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Structures | Jul-98 |

R161 |
Wong, KW & Warner, RF |
Non-linear Design of Continuous Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members | May-98 |

R160 |
Dandy, GC, Loukas, B & Davies, CM |
Modelling Residential Water Demand in Adelaide Using Artificial Neural Networks | Mar-98 |

R159 | Seracino, R, Oehlers, DJ & Yeo, MF | The effect of linear-elastic partial-interaction on the shear flow and flexural stresses in simply supported composite bridge beams | Jan-98 |

R158 |
Wong, KW & Warner, RF |
Non-linear Analysis of Concrete Frames using a Direct Stiffness Line Element Approach | Nov-97 |

R157 | Vitkovsky, JP & Simpson, AR | Calibration and leak detection in pipe networks using inverse transient analysis and genetic algorithms | Aug-97 |

R156 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Composite side plated beams with transverse and longitudinal partial interaction | Aug-97 |

R155 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, D J | Mathematical models for flexural peeling of angle plates glued to RC-beams | Aug-97 |

R154 | Seracino, R, Oehlers, DJ & Yeo, MF | The influence of friction on the fatigue life of stud shear connectors in composite bridge beams | Jul-97 |

R153 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Partial interaction in composite steel & concrete beams with mechanical shear connectors | Jun-97 |

R152 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Interaction curves for flexural and shear peeling of side-plated glued beams | Apr-97 |

R151 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Experimental investigation of pure flexural and pure shear peeling of angle glued to the sides and tension faces of RC-beams | Apr-97 |

R150 | Kawano, A & Warner, RF | Non-uniform shrinkage and creep in slender concrete frames and columns | Apr-97 |

R149 | Bergant, A & Simpson, AR | Development of a generalised set of pipeline water hammer and column separation equations | Mar-97 |

R148 | Trezona, JR & Warner, RF | Simplified design methods for slender concrete-filled circular steel tubular columns | Jan-97 |

R147 | Trezona, JR & Warner, RF | Strength of concrete-filled circular steel tubular columns | Jan-97 |

R146 |
Wong, KW & Warner, RF |
Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Frames under Non-proportional Loadings | Feb-97 |

R145 | Ali, MSM & Oehlers, DJ | Reinforced concrete beams with steel plates glued to their tension faces: improving shear peeling strength by steel plates bonded to their sides | Apr-97 |

R144 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Simply supported bolted side-plated beams with transverse and longitudinal partial interaction | Feb-97 |

R143 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | A mathematical model for flexural peeling of side-plated glued beams | Feb-97 |

R142 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Experimental investigation of side-plated beams subjected to both flexural peeling and shear peeling | Apr-97 |

R141 | Nguyen, NT & Oehlers, DJ | Experimental investigation of flexural peeling of glued side-plated beams | Feb-97 |

R140 | Wu, ZY & Simpson, AR | Messy genetic algorithms for optimisation of water distribution systems | Nov-96 |

R139 | Lofgren, AI, Kawano, A & Warner, RF | Simplified design methods for slender concrete-filled tubular steel columns | Sep-96 |

R138 | Ellis, DJ & Simpson, AR | Convergence of iterative solvers for the simulation of a water distribution pipe network | Aug-96 |

R137 | Oehlers, DJ | Allowance for friction on the fatigue endurance of shear connectors in composite steel and concrete beams | Jul-96 |

R136 | Anderson, A & Simpson, AR | Genetic algorithm optimisation software in fortran | Mar-96 |

R135 | Walker, DJ | Basin geometry and its effect on flow patterns in constructed wetlands | Mar-96 |

R134 | Hassanli, AM & Dandy, GC | Application of genetic algorithms to the optimum design and layout of drip irrigation systems | Feb-96 |

R133 | Oehlers, DJ | Anchorage zone design of post-tensioned members based on longitudinal splitting | Nov-95 |

R132 | Maier, HR & Dandy, GC | Effect of internal parameters and geometry on the performance of back-propagation networks | Oct-95 |

R131 | Maier, HR | A review of artificial neural networks | Aug-95 |

R130 | Hassanli, AM & Dandy, GC | An optimisation model for design of multiple sub-unit pressure irrigation systems | Jul-95 |

R129 | Maier, HR & Dandy, GC | Application of multivariate time series modelling to the prediction of salinity | Jun-95 |

R128 | Bergant, A & Simpson, AR | Water hammer and column separation measurements in an experimental apparatus | Jun-95 |

R127 | Maier, HR & Dandy, GC | Comparison of the Box-Jenkins procedure with artificial neural network methods for univariate time series modelling | Jun-95 |

R126 | Davies, CM & Dandy, GC | Modelling residential water demand in Adelaide using regression analysis | May-95 |

R125 | Kawano, A & Warner, RF | Nonlinear analysis of the time-dependent behaviour of reinforced concrete frames | Jan-95 |

R124 | Kawano, A & Warner, RF | Model of stress-induced shrinkage for the analysis of concrete structures | Jan-95 |

R123 | Hassanli, AM & Dandy, GC | Optimal layout model for pressure irrigation systems using genetic algorithms | Dec-94 |

R122 | Jaksa, MB, Brooker, PI & Kaggwa, WS | Inaccuracies Associated with the Current Method for Estimating Random Measurement Errors | Dec-94 |

R121 | Maier, HR & Dandy, GC | Use of neural networks for determining the inputs for multivariate time series models | Nov-94 |

R120 | Aesche, BG & Simpson, AR | Optimisation of pipe networks using an evolution strategy | Nov-94 |

R119 | Fleming, NS | An investigation into rainfall-runoff relationships | Sep-94 |

R118 | Morgan, PJ & Kaggwa, WS | Review of the behaviour and constitutive modelling of expansive clay soils | Sep-94 |

R117 | Jaksa, MB, Brooker, PI, Kaggwa, WS, van Holst Pellekaan, PDA & Cathro, JL | Modelling the Lateral Spatial Variation of the Undrained Shear Strength of a Stiff, Overconsolidated Clay Using an Horizontal Cone Penetration Test | Sep-94 |

R116 | Jaksa, MB & Kaggwa, WS | A Micro-Computer Based Data Acquisition System for the Cone Penetration Test | May-94 |

R115 | Fleming, NS | Forescasting water consumption in the northern Adelaide plains, SA, using artificial neural networks, regression and time series methods | Mar-94 |

R114 | Oehlers, DJ, Ghosh, A & Wahab, MA | Fatigue design and analysis of structural components based on residual strength | Mar-94 |

R113 | Kawano, A & Warner, RF | Effect of model formulation on numerical errors in step-by-step creep calculations for concrete | Mar-94 |

R112 | Sved, G | The effect of yielding in the outer fibres of a beam on the shearing stresses at the neutral axis | Mar-94 |

R111 | Fleming, NS & Daniell, TM | Sustainable water resources management: an Australian perspective | Jan-94 |

R110 | Hassanli, AM & Dandy, GC | Optimum design of drip/trickle irrigation systems on flat terrain | Dec-93 |

R109 | Murphy, LJ, Simpson, AR & Dandy, GC | Pipe network optimisation using an improved genetic algorithm | Dec-93 |

R108 | Ghosh, A, Oehlers, DJ & Wahab, MA | A new fatigue design and analysis approach based on residual strength | Oct-93 |

R107 | Oehlers, DJ & Sved, G | Fracture of stud shear connectors in composite steel and concrete beams | Sep-93 |

R106 | Oehlers, DJ | Detailing rules for the side cover to stud shear connectors to prevent splitting | Aug-93 |

R105 | Oehlers, DJ | A new fatigue methodology for the design and assessment of stud shear connectors in composite bridge beams | Apr-93 |

R104 | Oehlers, DJ | Strengthening existing reinforced concrete slabs by bonding steel plates to their tension face | Mar-93 |

R103 | Oehlers, DJ | Stiffening existing reinforced concrete slabs by bonding steel plates to their tension face | Mar-93 |

R102 | Griffith, MC | Seismic performance of Australian designed reinforced concrete framed buildings | Feb-93 |

R101 | Maier, H & Dandy, GC | Application of artificial neural networks to the prediction of salinity | Feb-93 |

R100 | Mitani, I & Warner, RF | Design of slender concrete-filled steel tube columns | Feb-93 |

R99 | Bergant, A & Simpson, AR | Range of validity of the discrete vapour cavity model for pipeline water hammer | Mar-94 |

R98 | Oehlers, DJ | Stud shear connectors in composite beams with sloping haunches | Oct-92 |

R97 |
Kenyon, JM & Warner, RF |
Refined analysis of non-linear behaviour of concrete structures | Aug-92 |

R96 |
Connarty, MC & Dandy, GC |
A Methodology for Optimum Sequencing of Water Supply Projects - Volume 1 of 2 | Oct-92 |

R95 |
Dandy, GC & Crawley, PD |
Application of Linear Programming to Planning and Operation of Reservoir Systems with Water Quality Considerations | Apr-92 |

R94 | Connarty, MC & Dandy, GC | Optimum pricing and capacity expansion studies for water supply systems | July-92 |

R93 |
Murphy, LJ & Simpson, AR |
Genetic Algorithms in Pipe Network Optimisation | Jun-92 |

R92 |
Zhu, X & Simpson, AR |
An Expert System for Turbidity Control Advice in Water Treatment Plant Operations | May-92 |

R91 | McPheat, J, Simpson, AR & Gibbard, M | Integrated dynamic modelling of hydro-electric power plants - development of a water hammer computer model | Jun-92 |

R90 |
Smith, CAS & Warner, RF |
Design of Circular Concrete Columns using Spreadsheets | Feb-92 |

R89 | Oehlers, DJ | Profiled beam construction | Jan-92 |

R88 | Oehlers, DJ | Experimental tests on plated beams | Jan-92 |

R87 | Oehlers, DJ | Uni-directional fatigue tests on stud shear connectors | Jan-92 |

R86 |
Griffith, MC |
Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings during the Newcastle Earthquake, Australia | Aug-91 |

R85 | Oehlers, DJ | Design of shear connectors in composite steel and concrete beams | Aug-91 |

R84 | Oehlers, DJ | Shear strength of longitudinally cracked composite beams | Aug-91 |

R83 | Hua, WG, Griffith, MC & Warner, RF | Diagnosis and assessment of defective concrete structures | Aug-89 |

R82 | Oehlers, DJ | A new approach to the design of stud shear connectors in composite bridge beams | Jun-89 |

R81 | Oehlers, DJ | The derivation of the fatigue endurance of stud shear connections in composite steel and concrete beams | Nov-88 |

R80 | Oehlers, DJ | Reinforced concrete beams with steel plates glued to their soffits; prevention of plate separation induced by flexural peeling | Aug-88 |

R79 | Kgoboko, K, Wyche, PJ & Warner, RF | Collapse behaviour and ductility requirements in partially prestressed concrete bridge girders | Apr-88 |

R78A | Wong, KW, Yeo, MF & Warner, RF | Collapse behaviour of reinforced concrete frames | Aug-87 |

R78 | Dandy, GC | A study of the factors which affect residential water consumption in Adelaide - Final report | Mar-87 |

R77 | Kay, JN & Rigon, C | Instrumentation of a bebo arch constructed at Byron Bay, New South Wales | Nov-86 |

R76 | Dandy, GC | Factors which affect residential water consumption in Adelaide (Superceded by R78) |
Nov-86 |

R75 | Varga, J | Change of flow pattern in model bin (silo pressure abatement study - sacbh) | Oct-86 |

R74A | Kay, JN | An efficient soils exploration and testing program | Oct-86 |

R74 | Kay, JN | Examination of a new proposal for determination of Atterberg limits | Aug-86 |

R73 | Crawley, DB | Preliminary design for a project: the design brief (for building and other structural projects) | Aug-85 |

R72 | Crawley, DB | Using a project design to integrate civil engineering studies | Aug-85 |

R71 | Crawley, DB | Civil engineering design management - Teaching by project | Apr-85 |

R70 | Warner, RF | Design of concrete structures for fatigue and reliability | Apr-85 |

R69 | Warner, RF & Dandy, GC | Multistage decision models for the assessment of structural defects | May-84 |

R68 | Ferreira, LJA | The effects of traffic signal coordination along an arterial in Adelaide | Apr-84 |

R67 | Ferreira, LJA | Traffic signal coordination - A survey of drivers in Adelaide | Apr-84 |

R66 | Ferreira, LJA | Modelling urban fuel consumption | Feb-84 |

R65 | Hirst, MJS | Measuring the temperature of concrete structures | Feb-84 |

R64 | Foo, MH & Warner, RF | Fatigue tests on partially prestressed concrete beams | Jan-84 |

R63 | Behan, JE & Warner, RF | Fatigue properties of tempcore reinforcing bars | Jan-84 |

R62 | Ahmad, A & Warner, RF | Ductility requirements for continuous reinforced concrete structures | Jan-84 |

R61 | Warner, RF & Yeo, MF | Collapse behaviour of concrete structures with limited ductility | Jan-84 |

R60 | Ferreira, LJA | Urban transport management (utm) and energy consumption - A review of evidence | Nov-83 |

R59 | Avalle, DL, Flint, RCL & Kay, JN | Large scale test facility for model conduits and arches buried in soil | Oct-83 |

R58 | Kay, JN Kokkinakis, T & Tallidira, MC | Compressible conduits under deep fill loads - a model study | Oct-83 |

R57 | Dandy, GC | An approximate method for the analysis of uncertainty in benefit-cost ratios | Oct-83 |

R56 | Kay, JN, Nichols, GW, Mitchell, PW & Avalle, DL | Recent developments in screw plate testing in Adelaide | Oct-83 |

R55 | Arnold, M | The self-boring pressuremeter | Sep-83 |

R54 | Mitchell, PW & Arnold, M | A simple guide for the design of shallow stiffened footings on expansive soils | Sep-83 |

R53 | Moxham, KE & Brooks, DS | A dual servo-controlled test rig | May-83 |

R52 | Sved, G, Payne, DC & Brooks, DS | Finite element - finite difference analysis of cracked brick walls | Aug-82 |

R51 | Hirst, MJS | A micro-computer interface for acoustic strain gauges | Jan-83 |

R50 | Hirst, MJS | Bridge temperatures in Australia | Aug-82 |

R49 | Hirst, MJS | Thermal loading of concrete roofs | Aug-82 |

R48 | Hirst, MJS | Thermal loading of concrete bridges | Aug-82 |

R47 | Arnold, M | An empirical evaluation of pressuremeter test data | Nov-82 |

R46 | Ewers, JR | Some volumetric aspects of energy dissipation | Sep-82 |

R45 | Dandy, GC | A set of mode and destination choice models for Adelaide | Aug-82 |

R44 | Kay, JN & Parry, RHG | Screw plate tests in a stiff clay | Jan-82 |

R43 | Kay, JN & Flint, RCL | A note on heavy vehicle loading of corrugated metal - Soil arch structures | Jan-82 |

R42 | Kay, JN & Cavagnaro, RL | Settlement of raft foundations | Jan-82 |

R41 | Flint, RCL & Kay, JN | Response of corrugated metal arches to soil loads | Jan-82 |

R40 | Brooks, DS & Payne, DC | Strength and stability of brick masonry walls | Feb-82 |

R39 | Payne, DC & Brooks, DS | The flexural stiffness of brickwork panels subjected to vertical and lateral loads | Dec-81 |

R38 | Dandy, GC & Neil, RH | Alternate mathematical structures for modelling mode choice | Feb-81 |

R37 | Sved, G, Yeo, MF & Brooks, DS | Effect of root gap on the fatigue strength of welded joints | 1982 |

R36 | Flint, RCL | Design chart for large-span corrugated metal arch structures | Sep-81 |

R35 | Hirst, MJS | Designing slender webs for steel bridge beams | Mar-81 |

R34 | Kay, JN & Avalle, DL | Application of the screw plate to stiff clays | Mar-81 |

R33 | Warner, RF | Strengthening stiffening and repair of concrete structures | Mar-81 |

R32 | Crawley, DB | An evaluation of creep and shrinkage of high strength concrete in South Australia | Dec-80 |

R31 | Sved, G, Brooks, DS & Yeo, MF | Investigations on cruciform welded joints with root gaps | Aug-80 |

R30 | Brooks, DS | Strength and stability of brick masonry walls | Oct-80 |

R29 | Warner, RF | Design criteria for the new structures code | Aug-80 |

R28 | Kay, JN | A systematic approach to safety margins in pile foundation design | Jul-80 |

R27 | Bodley, WE & McIntyre, AK | Depth control during demand changes in open channels | Aug-80 |

R26 | Hirst, MJS | Solar heating of bridges | Apr-80 |

R25 | Payne, DC, Sved, G & Brooks, DS | Numerical analysis of brick columns subject to axial and lateral loads | May-80 |

R24 | Warner, RF | Serviceability of cracked partially prestressed concrete members: test and analysis | Jan-80 |

R23 | Kay, JN Avalle, DL, Flint, RCL & Fitzhardinge, CFR | Instrumentation of a corrugated steel-soil arch overpass at Leigh Creek, South Australia | Nov-79 |

R22 | Kay, JN & Mitchell, PW | A down hole plate load test for in situ properties of stiff clays | Oct-79 |

R21 | Kay, JN & Hain, SJ | A design method for buried concrete pipe | Oct-79 |

R20 | Brooks, DS, Sved, G & Payne, DC | The stiffness of partially cracked brick walls | Mar-79 |

R19 | Hutton, SG & Sved, G | The determination of critical loads and natural frequencies of non-uniform beams | Sep-78 |

R18 | Kay, JN & Flint, RCL | Design charts for large span metal arch culverts | Aug-78 |

R17 | Kay, JN | Incorporation of probability in the design of buried concrete pipe | Aug-78 |

R16 | Hirst, MJS & Kay, JN | A design method for shear wall and pile interaction | Jun-78 |

R15 | Hirst, MJS | Application of the finite-stringer theory of the interaction of walls and their supporting structures | Jun-78 |

R14 | Hirst, MJS | The structural behaviour of composite walls and beams | Jun-78 |

R13 | Kay, JN & Qamar, MI | Tie-back anchor load-deformation response | Jan-78 |

R12 | Bodley, WE & Wylie, EB | Control of transients in series channel with gates | Dec-77 |

R11 | Wylie, EB & Bodley, WE | Control of unsteady free-surface flow with gates | Dec-77 |

R10 | Kay, JN | Factor of safety for piles in cohesive soils | Jul-77 |

R9 | Cheung, YK & Swaddiwudhipong, S | Static analysis of frame shear wall structures | Jun-77 |

R8 | Moxham, KE & Dwight, JB | Stability of structure under static and dynamic loads | May-77 |

R7 | Brooks, DS & Hirst, MJS | The low cycle fatigue behaviour of joints in reinforced concrete frames | Apr-77 |

R6 | Delcourt, C & Cheung, YK | Finite strip analysis of continuous folded plates | 1977 |

R5 | Kay, JN & Abel, JF | A design approach for circular buried conduits | Dec-76 |

R4 | Melksham, MH, Yeo, MF & Cheung, YK | The initial effects of water jet cleaning on superheater tubes | 1976 |

R3 | Kasemset, C, Cheung, YK & Khatua, TP | Analysis of multi-layer sandwich shells using curved elements | Dec-75 |

R2 | Bodley, WE | Energy dissipation in mammalian arteries - An assessment of the distribution of energy dissipation between the blood and the vessel wall | Nov-75 |

R1 | Cheung, YK, Yeo, MF & Cumming, DA | Three dimensional analysis of flexible pavements with special reference to edge loads | Jul-75 |