Author: Jones, D T Lloyd
1st December 1933
First published: 1st December 1933
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Jones, D T Lloyd
Sir,-The difficulties which certain engineers seem to be encountering in the proper interpretation of clauses mentioned by Mr. Cocking in his letter published in the November issue do not seem to be insuperable, if, indeed, they do exist.
AS I have the honour to be the British Vice- President of the International Association
for Bridge and Structural Engineering, and as I attended the first Congress of the Association, held in Paris from 19th May to 25th May, as leader of the Official Delegates appointed by His Majesty’s Government, I thought it might be of some interest to the members of the Scottish Branch of the Institution if I gave a brief account of the work of the Congress and of my impressions of how far the Association
is carrying out the work for which it was instituted.
Professor Sir Thomas Hudson Beare
Major JAMES CALDWELL (Member) (who was the author of the first paper presented to the Institution on the subject of welding) proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Helsby, and congratulated him upon his paper, which had been prepared and published with a view
to showing people in this country and overseas what could be done in the way of welded construction.