Sharpe, R. (Ron)

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Sharpe, R.
Sharpe, Ron
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Civil engineer
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Biographies

Ron Sharpe, a civil engineer who worked within the CSIRO's building research divisions from 1969 to 2000, was largely responsible for the development of multi-awarding winning computer program BCAider in 1992. The program was developed to help architects, engineers, building surveyors and educators to understand and apply the Australian Building Code. BCAider was in use from 1992 to 2005. Sharpe was Chief Research Scientist and Program Manager of Construction Systems from 1992 to 2000.

  • Education - Bachelor of Engineering (Beng, Civil, Hons I), University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Engineering Science (MEngSc), University of Melbourne
  • Education - PhD in Civil Engineering, Southampton University, England
  • Career event - Joined CSIRO Division of Building Research, Melbourne
  • Award - Software Product of the Year Award for BCAider (AITA)
  • Award - Australian Design Award for BCAider
  • Career position - Program Manager of Construction Systems, CSIRO
  • Career position - Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Building Research
  • Award - Powerhouse Museum Selection Award for BCAider, NSW
  • Award - CSIRO Medal for BCAider
  • Award - Institution of Engineers - Professional Excellence Award (Vic) for BCAider
  • Award - Australian Institute of Building - Professional Excellence in Building Awards (both Vic and National) for BCAider
  • Career event - Retired from the CSIRO

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Sharpe, Ron
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Ron Sharpe
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia

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  1. Proceedings of the AUSPLAN Workshop on Regional Systems Research / Edited by R. Sharpe
    Ausplan Workshop on Regional Systems Research Surfers Paradise, Qld.) (1975 :
    [ Book : 1975 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Environmental impact of urban growth / by Ron Sharpe
    Sharpe, R. (Ron)
    [ Article : 1972 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  3. Computer user manual for program "TOPMET' : a technique for building and facility layout optimization / by R. Sharpe
    Sharpe, R. (Ron)
    [ Government publication, Book : 1986 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Computer user manual for program "TOPMET' : a technique for building and facility layout optimization / by R. Sharpe
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  4. Papers of the meeting of the Australian and New Zealand section [of the] Regional Science Association Third meeting Melbourne, December 1978, Monash University / edited by R.Sharpe
    Regional Science Association. Australian and New Zealand Section. Meeting Melbourne, Vic.) 1978 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1978 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  5. Preliminary report on Airpoll, an air pollution model : (for use with the Urban Planning Spatial Allocation Model, TOPAZ-URBAN / by Ismeth Abidin and Ron Sharpe
    Abidin, I. S
    [ Article : 1972 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  6. MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR PLANNING / BY J. F. BROTCHIE, RON SHARPE, A. R. TOAKLEY
    BROTCHIE, J. F
    [ Article : 1972 ]
    At RMIT Library
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  7. The systems approach to urban planning : a preliminary report / by J.F. Brotchie, A.R. Toakley R. Sharpe
    Brotchie, J. F. (John F.)
    [ Article : 1972 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  8. Compton : a pilot urban system planning study / by Ron Sharpe, John F. Brotchie, A.Ray Toakley
    Sharpe, R. (Ron)
    [ Article : 1971 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  9. Decomposition of complex systems into subsystems and application to street network design / by J. F. Brotchie and R. Sharpe
    Brotchie, J. F. (John F.)
    [ Article, Government publication, Book : 1973 ]
    At 6 libraries
    Decomposition of complex systems into subsystems and application to street network design / by J. F. Brotchie and R. Sharpe
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  10. TOPAZ : general planning technique and its applications at the regional, urban, and facility planning levels / [by] John F. Brotchie, John W. Dickey [and] Ron Sharpe
    Brotchie, J. F. (John F.)
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 13 libraries
    TOPAZ : general planning technique and its applications at the regional, urban, and facility planning levels / [by] John F. Brotchie, John W. Dickey [and] Ron Sharpe
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Friday 6 October 1978 p 2

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  2. The distribution, mineralogy and paragensis of the Hellyer Baritic and Siliceous Caps
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  3. The Archean Cu-Zn magnetite-rich Gossan Hill VHMS deposit, Western Australia: Evidence of a structurally-focussed, exhalative and sub-seafloor replacement mineralising system
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  4. Assert yourself : how to do a good deal better with others, 2nd ed
    Sharpe, R
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At QLD Dept T&MR
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  1. RON COOTE'S TRIES (22 February 1968)
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  2. APPENDIX R: FILM PRODUCTION (30 June 1985)
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  3. The “A.P.-R." Editorial Notes (1 August 1946)
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  4. The Archean Cu-Zn Magnetite-Rich Gossan Hill Volcanic-Hosted Massive Sulfide Deposit, Western Australia: Genesis of a Multistage Hydrothermal System
    Sharpe, R; Gemmell, JB
    [ Article : 2002 ]
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  1. NS 1914-Patriotic help
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    Noosa Shire Districts World War One Patriotic help for the War effort. Just some of the Funds that were contributed to:—“Courier” Patriotic FundsTOBACCO FUND,SOUTHERN CROSS TO...

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  2. PEARN, Doris Mabel Miss aka PINKARD, Doris Mabel
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    Model hand-made pottery. Launceston exhibiting 1938 won first and second in hand made pottery at WOMEN'S INDUSTRIES AT ULVERSTONE SHOW. PINKARD, Doris Mabel. Born April 1, 1918, died Novembe...

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  1. Ron Sharpe In Swim Team
    The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) Sunday 17 December 1950 p 14 Article Illustrated
    ... Ron Sharpe In Swim Team N.S.W, breaststroke swim-ming champion Ron Sharpe has been included in the ... Australian' team. to com-pete in the Canterbury Centenary Games in New Zealand. Ron's mother, Mrs. R. W ... 98 words
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  2. Ron Sharpe sets 440 record
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Wednesday 15 March 1950 p 34 Article
    ... Hon Sharpe sets 440 record Empire Games swimmer, Ron Sharpe (N. Sydney), | broke the Combined High ... . Under 15, 440 Yards. — R. Sharpe (NS) 1, K. Fletcher (Armidale) 2, C._Smee (Syd.) 3; ,5-58.8 (record). ... 214 words
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  3. BASEBALL Mr. Ron Sharpe Here Next Week
    Whyalla News (SA : 1940 - 1954) Friday 6 April 1945 p 1 Article
    ... BASEBALL Mr. Ron Sharpe Here Next Week Mr. K. A. Price, who has been a member of Sturt side for ... . A letter from Mr. R. Sharpe received this week leaves no doubt as to the sincerity of his offer to ... 319 words
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  1. Bombing of Darwin : a selection of articles from newspapers, magazines, anniversary memorabilia and personal reminiscences
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  2. Memorandum : a preliminary evaluation of evidence held by the Documentation Centre of Cambodia
    Moorty, Elizabeth
    [ Unpublished : 1998 ]
    Languages: English;Khmer, [1 other]
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  3. Records of Currency Press
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