• Traffic characteristics and bridge loading in South Africa 

      Lenner, Roman; De Wet, Gerhard; Viljoen, Celeste (Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The loading model of the Technical Manual for Highways (TMH-7) published for bridge design in South Africa is in need of revision and simplification. The frequency of heavy vehicle loads has increased ...
    • Review of climatic input data for wind load design in accordance with SANS 10160-3 

      Goliger, Adam M.; Retief, Johan V.; Kruger, Andries C. (South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: With the publication of Part 3 Wind Actions of the South African Loading Code SANS 10160:2010, several issues concerning adjustments from the reference standard Eurocode EN 1991-1-4:2004 could not be ...
    • An investigation into the evidence of seasonal rainfall pattern shifts in the Western Cape, South Africa 

      Du Plessis, J. A.; Schloms, B. (South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Climate change is a highly contentious topic in the modern world. There is much evidence to indicate that climatic shifts and extreme weather anomalies are taking place globally, in some places more ...