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Vale Mr Charles Bubb

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Mr Charles Bubb, who died peacefully at Kangara Waters on 17 May 2015.
 
Charles Bubb was Director of Engineering at the Commonwealth Department of Works, Melbourne and Canberra.
 
Charles served on several of Standards Australia’s technical committees on building and structural design requirements for wind forces and earthquake actions. He was the Chair of Standards Australia’s Technical Committee BD-006-02 General Design Requirements and Loading on Structures – Wind actions from the early 1970s to the late 1980s.
 
He was instrumental in the development of AS 1170.2 in 1973, the Australian Standard on minimum design loads on structures for wind forces, as well as AS 1170.4 on structural design for earthquake actions in Australia, also known as the SAA Loading Code.
 
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