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Building Materials Semester 2 | MATERIALS INVESTIGATION REPORT

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PART 2 Summary and Analysis of materials used in 3 categories buildings St Pauls Catherdral 3 Melbourne Convention Center 5 Royal Exhibition Building Carlton 6 PART 3 Buildings Defects Introduction 7 DEFECT No. 1 # Timber 8 DEFECT No. 2 # Brick Wall 9 DEFECT No. 3 # Rendering Stain 10 DEFECT No. 4 # Rust 11 DEFECT No. 5 # Render 12 DEFECT No. 6 # Foundation 13 Conclusion 14

PART 2 Building product manufacture
Reinforced concrete prefabricated wall panels

Product and Purpose reinforced concrete prefabricated wall panels used in wall construction for Commercial or residential projects

Cast Off-Site Concrete Panel Walling
In this method, the solid concrete panels are cast in moulds on a level surface (usually a smooth steel base) in quality-controlled factories away from the building site. The panels are then left to cure to the appropriate level of strength. Once cured, they are stripped from the moulds, lifted into storage areas, and transported to the site only when they’re needed.
The concrete panels are installed with a mobile crane, which lifts the panels from the transport trailers directly into their final positions. The panels can be temporarily braced until a sufficient number are installed to form a self-supporting braced structure.
Panel thicknesses usually range from 150 mm to 250 mm.
Name of Manufacture and designer : Precast concrete wall panels, Abbey, Westkon Precast Concrete
Material used : Crushed aggregrate, steel reinforcing fabric,Concrete- cement sand and water
Production method and equipement used
Image of product manufactured

Plotting the wall element
The designers / Draftsperson draw all precast elements from the manufacture using the state of the art facility which is similar to AutoCAD. the engineers are then to check all the drawings and design calculations once that has been

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