Published Papers

Vinsi Partners is committed to providing feedback and support to various professional bodies. As part of this commitment is our continual desire to research and publish to allow a wider audience access to the benefits of our experiences.

Please find listed below a selection of papers that may be of interest.

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16-05 “Acidification Induced Deterioration of Concrete Cathodic Protection Systems and its Management”, W Green, S Windred and J Katen, Corrosion & Prevention 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, 13-16 November, 2016.
16-04 “Experiences with the Design of Repair & Protection Measures for Concrete Structures”, W Green and B Dockrill, Corrosion & Materials, Vol 41, No 4, November, 2016, pp 77-85.
16-03 “Conventional Concrete Patch Repair of Bridges”, W Green, Materials Performance, Vol 55, No 11, November, 2016, pp 58-61.
16-02 “Structural Risk Assessment of Corroding Infrastructure”, B Dockrill, R Melchers, B Eliasson, S Linton and C Herron, Sustainability in Public Works Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 24-26 August, 2016.
16-01 “Experiences with the Design of Repair & Protection Measures for Concrete Structures in Australia”, W Green and B Dockrill, NACE International, Concrete Service Life Extension Conference, Orlando, Florida, 23-25 May, 2016.
15-05 “Structural Risk Assessment of Corroding Infrastructure”, B Dockrill, R Melchers, B Eliasson, S Linton and C Herron, Corrosion and Prevention 2015 Conference, Adelaide, SA, 15-18 November, 2015.
15-04 “Electrokinetic Review and Appraisal of Steel Reinforcement Corrosion in Concrete”, H Flitt, G Will and W Green, Corrosion and Prevention 2015 Conference, Adelaide, SA, 15-18 November, 2015.
15-03 “Concrete Durability Performance Testing -– The Approach Adopted in a Concrete Institute of Australia Recommended Practice””, W Green and F Papworth, Concrete 2015 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 30 August –- 2 September, 2015.
15-02 “”P F Thompson– – Australia’’s Pioneer in Corrosion Research and Education””, W Green and B Hinton, Corrosion & Materials, Vol 40, No 4, August, 2015, pp 24-31.
15-01 “Structural Failure Management of Corroding Reservoir Infrastructure”, B Dockrill, W Green and B Eliasson, Journal of the Australian Water Association, May, 2015, pp 33-35.
14-02 “Performance Tests to Assess Concrete Durability – An Approach Formalised in a Concrete Institute of Australia Recommended Practice”, F Papworth and W Green, 2nd International Congress on Durability of Concrete, JW Mariott Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi, India, 4 – 6 December, 2014.
14-01 “Electrochemistry and its Relevance to Reinforced Concrete Durability, Repair and Protection”, W Green, Corrosion and Prevention 2014 Conference, Darwin, Northern Territory, 22-24 September, 2014.
13-04 “Long-Term Asset Management & Corrosion Monitoring with Sensors”, M Hales, G Will, W Green and B Dockrill, Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, 10-13 November, 2013.
13-03 “Concrete Repair and Protection – Overlooked Issues”, W Green, B Dockrill and B Eliasson, Corrosion and Prevention 2013 Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, 10-13 November, 2013.
13-02 “Engineered Maintenance Design of Newcastle Port Assets”, W Green, S Bacon and B Dockrill, Coasts & Ports 2013 Conference, Manly, NSW, 11-13 September, 2013.
13-01 “Corrosion Induced Failure of Vertical Stressing Bars in Concrete Water Reservoirs”, B Dockrill, B Eliasson and W Green, Water Industry Operations Conference and Exhibition 2013, Bendigo, Victoria, 4-5 September, 2013.
12-05 “Electrochemical Chloride Extraction Site Trials of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Substructure Elements”, M Moore, W Green and B Eliasson, Corrosion and Prevention 2012 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 11-14 November, 2012.
12-04 “A Review of Sacrificial Anode and Hybrid Cathodic Protection Systems for the Mitigation of Concrete Reinforcement Corrosion”, L Holloway, W Green, P Karajayli and N Birbilis, Corrosion and Prevention 2012 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 11-14 November, 2012.
12-03 “The Use of Electrical Resistance Corrosion Sensors to Assess Infrastructure Protective Systems”, M C Hales, S A Wade, W K Green, G D Will, B J Dockrill and A R Trueman, Corrosion and Prevention 2012 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 11-14 November, 2012.
12-02 “Engineered Maintenance of Port Wharf Structures”, S Bacon, W Green and B Dockrill, Port Technology International, 55th Edition, pp 113-116.
12-01 “Engineered Maintenance of Newcastle Port Wharf Structures”, W Green, S Bacon and B Dockrill, Corrosion & Materials, August, 2012, pp36-40.
11-03 “10+ Years Performance of Concrete Cathodic Protection Systems Marine Wharf Substructures”, W Green, S Masia and B Dockrill, 18th International Corrosion Congress, International Corrosion Council, Perth, WA, 20-24 November, 2011.
11-02 “Steel Pile MIC Management in Newcastle Port”, W Green, S Masia and B Dockrill, Symposium of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion, Australian Corrosion Association Inc, Melbourne Marriott Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, 10 & 11 August, 2011.
11-01 “Case Studies of Concrete Repair and Strengthening of Coal Storage Silos in Eastern Australia”, B J Dockrill and
W K Green, Corrosion 2011 Conference, Paper 11015, NACE International, Houston, Texas, USA, 13-17 March, 2011.
10-02 “Concrete CP of Marine Wharf Structures – Case Study Experiences in Newcastle Port”, W Green, S Masia, C Garnham and B Dockrill, Corrosion and Prevention 2010 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Adelaide SA, 14-17 November, 2010.
10-01 “ALWC Management of Newcastle Port Structures”, W Green, S Masia, C Garnham, D Purser and B Dockrill, Corrosion and Prevention 2010 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Adelaide, SA, 14-17 November, 2010.
09-03 “Durability Planning for Australian Seawater Desalination Plants”, W Green, G Moore and D Nicholas, Corrosion & Prevention 2009 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Coffs Harbour, NSW, 15-18 November, 2009.
09-02 “Concrete Coal Silos Assessment, Remediation and Strengthening”, B Dockrill, W Green and G Cooke, Corrosion & Prevention 2009 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Coffs Harbour, NSW, 15-18 November, 2009.
09-01 “Durability Assessment, Design and Planning – Port Botany Expansion Project”, W Green, G Riordan, G Richardson and W Atkinson, Concrete Solutions 09, 24th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Luna Park, Sydney, 17-19 September, 2009.
06-01 “Risk Management A Consultants Approach to Risk in Repair and Refurbishment Projects”, T Womack and B. Eliasson, Corrosion & Prevention 2006 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc, Hobart, TAS 19-22 November, 2006.
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“Corrosion Rates in a Fertilizer Plant and the Structural Failure of a Conveyor Gantry”, B Dockrill and R Jeffrey, Corrosion and Prevention Conference 2005 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc, Gold Coast, 20-23 November, 2005.
05-01 “Relationship between Corrosion Coupons and Structural Failure of a Corroded Conveyor Gantry in a Fertilizer Plant”, B Dockrill, Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Newcastle, NSW, 11-14 September, 2005.
04-01 “Some Aspects of Design For Service Life”, H T Cao, D R Moorehead, B R Eliasson and C M Roberts, International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technology, Sydney, NSW, 29 March – 2 April, 2004.
03-02 “Structural Failure of a Corroded Conveyor Gantry in a Fertilizer Plant”, B Dockrill, Corrosion Control & NDT Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc and Australian Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Melbourne, 24 – 26 November, 2003.
03-01 “Changes in Repair and Protection of Reinforced Concrete”, W K Green, Corrosion & Materials, Vol 28, No 4, pp 8 & 9, August, 2003.
02-01 “Corrosion Assessment System for Structures within a Fertilizer Plant”, B Dockrill, Corrosion and Prevention Conference 02 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc, Adelaide, 10-13 November, 2002.
01-05 “Lynch’s Bridge A Case Study in the Cathodic Protection of Reinforced Concrete”, W Green , F Andrews-Phaedonos, G Brewster and D McCormick, Corrosion & Prevention 01 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Newcastle, 18-21 November, 2001.
01-04 “Australasian Experiences with Cathodic Protection of Concrete Marine Structures”, W K Green, Coasts & Ports 2001, 15th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and 8th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference, Marriott Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland, 25-28 September, 2001.
01-03 “Sacrificial Cathodic Protection of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures Using a Thermally Sprayed Aluminium Alloy”, W K Green & S F Daily, Concrete 2001 Conference, Concrete Institute of Australia, Perth, 11-14 September, 2001.
01-02 “Corrosion Monitoring and Cathodic Prevention to Achieve Durable Concrete Structures in Chloride Environments”, W K Green, Cathodic Protection of Concrete Structures Seminar, Corrpro Companies (NZ) Ltd, Wellington, New Plymouth, Auckland, 2, 3 & 5 April, 2001.
01-01 “Australasian Experiences with Cathodic Protection of Concrete Structures”, W K Green, Cathodic Protection of Concrete Structures Seminar, Corrpro Companies (NZ) Ltd, Wellington, New Plymouth, Auckland, 2, 3 & 5 April, 2001.
00-01 “Non-Destructive Determination of the Sheet Resistance of Conductive Coating Anodes on Concrete”, G K Glass, S N Field and W K Green, Anti-Corrosion and Materials, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp 5-10, 2000.
99-03 “A Review of Concrete Corrosion Inhibitors”, A M Peek, M G Ali and W K Green, Corrosion and Prevention 99 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Sydney, 22-24 November, 1999 (Australasian Corrosion Association 2000 David Whitby Review Paper Award winner).
99-02 “Five Year Performance of a Wharf Concrete Cathodic Protection System in Australia”, W K Green , M G Ali and R W McGee, The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 2B, pp 229-242, October, 1999.
99-01 “Ulladulla Harbour Fisherman’s Jetty Installation and Performance of a Concrete Cathodic Protection System”, M G Ali, W K Green and T Young, Coasts & Ports ’99, 14th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and 7th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference, Perth, 14-16 April, 1999.
98-03 “Performance Assessment of Chloride Barrier Coatings for Concrete in Marine and/or Saline Environments”, A M Peek, W K Green, F Andrews-Phaedonos and D J Payne, Corrosion and Prevention 98 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association Inc., Hobart, 23-25 November, 1998.
98-02 “Five Year Performance of the Grassy Wharf Concrete Cathodic Protection System”, R W McGee, W K Green and M G Ali, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. SE1, No. 1, pp 57-65, 1998.
98-01 “Condition Assessment and Maintenance of Wharf Facilities within Newcastle Harbour”, D J Layzell, M J Moore, M G Ali and W K Green, 2nd RILEM Conference on Rehabilitation of Structures, Melbourne, 21-23 September, 1998.
97-03 “Assessment of Protective Coatings for Concrete Bridges in Marine or Saline Environments”, F Andrews-Phaedonos, F G Collins, W K Green and A M Peek, Corrosion and Prevention 97 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association, Brisbane, 9-12 November, 1997 (Australasian Corrosion Association 1998 Arthur C Kennett Award winning paper).
97-02 “General Theory and Trials of Electrochemical Realkalisation and Desalination Repair Systems”, W K Green, Concrete Institute of Australia Technical Meetings, Sydney, 23 April, Brisbane, 1 May, 1997.
97-01 “Grassy Wharf Five Years On – The Performance of a Cathodic Protection System”, R W McGee, W K Green and M G Ali, Concrete 97 Conference, Concrete Institute of Australia, Adelaide, 14-16 May, 1997.
96-04 “Engineered Maintenance of Civil Port Structures”, F Collins, W K Green and G Spiliopoulos, Australian Civil/Structural Engineering Transactions, Vol. CE38, No. 2, 3 & 4, pp 59-64, 1996.
96-03 “Influence of Surface Treatments on Reinforcement Corrosion Rates in a Carbonated Building in Western Australia”, W K Green , A M Peek and P W Trinder, 13th International Corrosion Congress, Melbourne, 25-29 November, 1996.
96-02 “Assessment and Management of a Marine Structure Affected by ASR”, M J Davies, W R Grace, W K Green and F G Collins, 10th International Conference on AAR in Concrete, Melbourne, 19-23 August, 1996.
96-01 “Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Australia”, A Shayan, W K Green and F G Collins, 10th International Conference on AAR in Concrete, Melbourne, 19-23 August, 1996.
95-06 “Testing of Anticarbonation Coatings for Concrete”, A M Peek and W K Green, Concrete in Australia, Vol. 21, No. 4, December, 1995.
95-05 “Recent Developments in Cathodic Protection Systems for Reinforced Concrete”, J P Grapiglia and W K Green, Corrosion & Prevention 95 Conference, Australasian Corrosion Association, Perth, 12-15 November, 1995.
95-04 “Engineered Maintenance of Civil Port Structures”, F Collins, W Green and G Spiliopoulos, 12th Australasian Coastal & Engineering Conference and the 5th Port & Harbour Conference, The Carlton Radisson Hotel, Melbourne, 28 May-2 June, 1995 (1995 PIANC Young Author Award winning paper).
95-03 “Recent Developments in Cathodic Protection Systems”, M A Nahas and W K Green, Concrete Institute of Australia, WA Branch, Annual Technology Seminar “What’s New in Concrete”, Perth, WA, May, 1995.
95-02 “Water Permeability Testing of Concrete”, F G Collins and W K Green, Concrete in Australia, Vol 21, No 1, April, 1995.
95-01 “Long Term Performance of a Conductive Coating Cathodic Protection System on a Reinforced Concrete Structure in WA”, W K Green , M A Nahas and J P Grapiglia, Corrosion Australasia, Vol 20, No 1, pp 10-13, February, 1995 (Australasian Corrosion Association 1995 Arthur C Kennett Award winning paper).
94-05 “Testing and Modelling to Assess Early Age Thermal Cracking Risk”, F G Collins & W K Green, Concrete in Australia, Vol 20, No 4, December, 1994.
94-04 “Chloride Ion Resistance Testing”, W K Green & F G Collins, Concrete in Australia, Vol 20, No 3, September, 1994.
94-03 “Reinforcement Corrosion Rate by the Polarisation Resistance Technique”, W K Green & J P Grapiglia, Concrete in Australia, Vol 20, No 2, June, 1994.
94-02 “Design and Specification of Durable Concrete”, W K Green, Concrete Institute of Australia (WA Branch) and Institute of Engineers Australia (SW Group) Joint Seminar, High Performance Concrete, Bunbury, WA, 27 May, 1994.
94-01 “Electrochemical Potential Measurements of Steel in Concrete”, W K Green & F G Collins, Concrete in Australia, Vol 20, No 1, April, 1994.
93-01 “Electrochemical Changes in Chloride – Contaminated Reinforced Concrete Following Cathodic Polarisation”, W K Green , S B Lyon and J D Scantlebury, Corrosion Science, Vol 35, Nos 5-8, pp 1627-1631, 1993.
92-05 “Slag, Silica Fume and Fly Ash in WA – A Review”, W R Grace & W K Green, Cement and Concrete Association Seminar, “Concrete Performance The Role of Blended Cements”, Perth, WA, 29 September, 1992.
92-03 “The Performance of Cathodic Protection Systems on Reinforced Concrete Structures in Hot Climates,” W K Green, D C Pocock and S P Lee, 3rd International RILEM Conference, Concrete in Hot Climates, Torquay, UK, 21-24 September, 1992.
92-02 “Performance Related Evaluation of Cathodic Protection Systems Applied to RC Structures”, W K Green and J D Slatter, RILEM/CSIRO/ACRA Conference, Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures, Melbourne, 31 August – 2 September, 1992.
92-01 “New Mechanism for Concrete Deterioration”, W R Grace and W K Green, Engineers Australia, 12th June, 1992.
91-05 “Large Range of Geotextiles Made for Roads and Other Uses”, B Eliasson and R Timmins, Construction Australia, October, 1991.
91-04 “Long Term Performance of Cathodic Protection Systems on Reinforced Concrete Structures”, G K Glass, W K Green and J R Chadwick, UK Corrosion 91 Conference, Manchester, UK, 22-24 October, 1991.
91-03 “Practical Aspects of Concrete Repair and Cathodic Protection”, W K Green & D C Pocock, The Corrosion of Steel in Concrete COMETT Course, University of Oxford, UK, 25-27 September, 1991.
91-02 “Electrochemical Rehabilitation of Concrete: Chloride Extraction and Realkalisation”, W K Green & K W J Treadaway, The Corrosion of Steel in Concrete COMETT Course, University of Oxford, UK, 25-27 September, 1991.
91-01 “Performance Related Evaluation of Cathodic Protection Criteria for Reinforced Concrete Structures”, G K Glass, W K Green and J R Chadwick, 32nd Corrosion Science Symposium, UMIST, Manchester, UK, 18-20 September, 1991.
90-03 “Deterioration of Concrete Due to Exposure to Ammonium Sulphate”, F G Collins and W K Green, ‘Concrete for the Nineties’, Conference, Leura, NSW, September, 1990.
90-02 “Laboratory Evaluation Testing of Repair Materials and Protective Coatings”, W K Green, Polymers and Building Technology Seminar, WA Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Perth, WA, April, 1990.
90-01 “Reinforcement Corrosion, Repair Materials and Protective Coatings”, W K Green Polymer,s and Building Technology Seminar, WA Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Perth, WA, April, 1990.
88-02 “Measurement of Steel Corrosion Rates in Concrete”, W K Green, H C Hughes and H G Linge, Conference 28, Australasian Corrosion Association, Perth, WA, November, 1988.
88-01 “Evaluation of Coatings as Carbonation Barriers for Reinforced Concrete”, W K Green, Conference 28, Australasian Corrosion Association, Perth, WA, November, 1988.
87-01 “Concrete Penetrability”, F Papworth and W K Green, Paper presented to the Concrete Panel, Western Australian Institute of Engineers, Perth, WA, 1987.