Title: Serviceability Design in the Current Australian Code
Author(s): B. Vijaya Rangan
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 93-110
Keywords: cracking (fracturing); creep properties; deflection; durability; reinforced concrete; serviceability; shrinkage; structural design; Design
The paper presents a summary of treatment of serviceability design in the current Australian Code, AS 3600-1988. The backgrounds to the code rules with regard to control of deflection and crack widths are presented. The provisions for durability design of concrete structures are also discussed.