JSD Set - Standard for Structural Engineering Services; Guide to Good Practice for Structural Engineering; Checklist Guide for Structural Engineering Design

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Standard for Structural Engineering Services
Contents
1 SCOPE 1
2 DEFINITIONS 1
3 REQUIREMENTS 2
3.1 General 2
3.2 Design of structures 3
3.2.1 General 3
3.2.2 Design information 5
3.2.3 Production information 6
3.2.4 Manufacture, fabrication and construction information 6
3.2.5 Construction, repair or conducting of remedial works 6
3.2.6 Record information 6
3.3 Checking of another structural engineer's design 7
3.4 Condition assessments 7
3.5 Use of structural engineering software 8
3.6 Certification 8
Form1: Structural System Certificate for structural works subject to the National Building Regulations 9
Form 2: Certification of Alternative Solutions (Regulation Z4 (1) (b) (ii) of National Building Regulations) 10
Form 3: Structural works not subject to the National Building Regulations 11

Guide to Good Practice for Structural Engineering
Contents
1 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 Scope 1
1.2 Definitions 1
2 ETHICAL VALUES 2
3 WORK PERFORMED BY A STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PRACTITIONER 3
4 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPETENCIES 4
5 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING GOOD PRACTICE 5
5.1 Client requirements 5
5.2 Site requirements 6
5.3 Design requirements 6
5.4 Design calculations 6
5.4.1 General 6
5.4.2 Information shown on sheets 6
5.4.3 Headings 7
5.4.4 Analysis 7
5.4.5 Calculations record 7
5.4.6 References 8
5.4.7 Terminology, units and symbols 8
5.4.8 Conclusion 8
5.5 Connection details and fabrication drawings 8
5.6 Construction materials 8
5.7 Tests required for design purposes 8
5.8 Checking and reviewing of calculations 8
5.9 Construction drawings 9
5.10 Preservation and record design 10
5.11 Change control 10
6 CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS 11
6.1 Compliance with design 11
6.2 Quality control 11
6.3 Certification of completed structure 11
7 MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS 12
7.1 Define the requirements 12
7.2 Safety Critical Findings 12
7.2.1 General 12
7.2.2 Report of findings 12
8 FURTHER INFORMATION 12
Annexure A: Suggested minimum competence levels to undertake types of structural work 14
Annexure B: An overview of legislation governing the design, construction, alteration, rehabilitation,
maintenance and demolition of structures 15

Checklist Guide for Structural Engineering Design
Contents
1 GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS 1
1.1 Statutory requirements 1
1.2 Developing the brief 1
1.3 Standards which influence the design of a structure 1
2 FOUNDATIONS 3
2.1 Geotechnical information 3
2.2 Site consideration 3
2.3 Founding conditions 3
2.4 Useful evaluation guidelines 3
2.5 Standards for geotechnical investigations 4
2.6 Standards for design and construction 4
2.7 Useful publications 5
2.8 Other older publications/not in print 5
3 REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN 6
3.1 Concrete properties 6
3.2 Building construction 7
3.3 Design considerations 7
3.4 Site works 8
3.5 Reference standards for design, materials and construction 10
4 STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN 12
4.1 Grade of steel 12
4.2 Type of sections (to determine design code to be used) 12
4.3 Connection method - bolts or welds 12
4.4 Method of analysis 12
4.5 Loadings 12
4.6 Tension members 13
4.7 Gussets 13
4.8 Connections in general 13
4.9 Compression members 13
4.10 Base details 13
4.11 Beams rolled sections or plate girders 13
4.12 Beam-columns 14
4.13 Composite construction 14
4.14 Crane buildings 14
4.15 Serviceability 14
4.16 Corrosion protection 14
4.17 Erection 15
4.18 Quality assurance 15
4.19 Economics 15
4.20 Passive fire protection 15
4.21 Reference standards for design, materials and construction 16
4.22 Useful publications 18
5 UNREINFORCED AND REINFORCED STRUCTURAL MASONRY 19
5.1 General principles that govern all design stages 19
5.2 Initial design 21
5.3 Structural design 21
5.4 Drawings 24
5.5 Reference standards for design, materials and construction 25
5.6 Useful publications 26
6 STRUCTURAL TIMBER DESIGN 27
6.1 Introduction 27
6.2 Application to roof trusses 27
6.3 Reference standards for design, materials and construction 29
6.4 Useful publications 29