Lucas is trumpeting the cause of engineers again today at McKinnon Secondary for the annual careers talks for year 10 students. We’ve had five come for work experience from this school already with more lined up. One has finished school and entered a university engineering course, so something must be working. We wish them all […]
Recently the Australian standard for soaked CBR determination has changed. The aim of the change to the standard is to make the results more repeatable and less susceptible to moisture variations within the laboratory. Curing times of samples have also been specified both prior to performing the Maximum Dry Density, and the remoulding of the […]
Last week, Lucas was again invited to speak at McKinnon Secondary College’s career afternoon. He presented predominantly on civil engineering to about 300 year 10 students who will be deciding their VCE subjects with a view to entering their desired course at university. The students were impressed with the need to love working outdoors and […]
(118K) ABSTRACT: Vertical moisture barriers are used to minimise the seasonal movement of pavements on expansive soil subgrades. This paper discusses the performance of two types of barriers – geomembrane and L/FA grout curtain– at two test sites in Victoria, Australia.