Published: 09 February 2017

Some interesting things about Clifton Suspension Bridge

Bridges

This year’s James Sutherland History Lecture looks at efforts to preserve Clifton Suspension Bridge. Speakers from COWI and GeoDesign will discuss how they consider aerodynamic stability, corrosion, knowledge management and other factors to keep the bridge in good working order and preserve the structure for future generations to enjoy. We’ve picked out five interesting things about this remarkable engineering icon.

 

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Published: 31 January 2017

President's Blog – Anniversary Structures

Bridges, Leisure Structures, Structural Heritage

Institution President, Ian Firth, discusses the engineering behind structures completed in 1897.

 

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Published: 16 January 2017

Structural engineering on TV and the radio

Bridges, Videos, Women Engineers

There are lots of great programmes about engineering available right now, featuring comment from our members and discussions of amazing structures around the world. Here are some of the most interesting options available in the UK as of 16 January 2017.

 

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Published: 09 January 2017

Four projects to look out for in 2017

Arch, Bridges, Cantilever, Stadia, Steel

Our 2017 President, Ian Firth, is a world leading expert in bridge design and construction. Here he kicks off the New Year by looking at four exciting structural engineering projects which have caught his eye, all due for completion during 2017. These are the first on a long list – look out for more updates from Ian during the year.

 

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Published: 17 November 2016

Millau Viaduct: a triumph of engineering

Bridges

Institution member, David Brett, discusses the Millau Viaduct, arguing that engineers need to get better at publicising their achievements.

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