All the articles from the January 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 4 January 2022
The renowned German structural engineer and IStructE Gold Medallist, Jörg Schlaich, has died at the age of 87.
Outgoing Institution President, Don McQuillan, looks back on his extended term in office.
Allan Mann, a long-standing member of The Structural Engineer Editorial Advisory Group, looks back at the publication's history as it marks its centenary.
Umut Akguzel describes his research into seismic retrofitting of reinforced concrete structures using advanced composites, which won the Institution's inaugural Research into Practice essay competition in 2019.
Setting company-wide carbon targets for projects is an effective way to bring about behavioural change within a firm, leading to widespread carbon accounting and reductions across a firm's portfolio. This report summarises a roundtable held to discuss barriers and opportunities for setting targets within firms.
Kristy MacDonald provides a summary of the key revisions to the Institution’s new Code of Conduct.
The IStructE Membership team reports on changes to the assessment process leading to professional registration which will come into force in 2023.
This paper describes the demolition of the central suspended span of the Huntingdon Railway Viaduct, which crosses the East Coast Main Line on the west side of the Cambridgeshire town.
Eleana Savvidi laments the resistance that engineers can face when proposing lower-carbon solutions, but urges members to stand firm against misguided pushback.
Oscar Emanuel urges engineers not to be put off by the challenges of timber, and to seek early specialist input where necessary to make the most of this natural material.
In this 'Comment and reply' piece, Gabriele del Mese, project lead for the detailed design of the Padre Pio church, offers his perspective in response to an article by Alistair Lenczner in August 2020.
This accessible book on physical security will be useful to both engineers new to the subject and those more experienced seeking a reference document, say Andrew Morrison and Giles Prosser.
This month's letters discuss design responsibilities, the cost of professional services, insurance matters and the value of 'thinking time'.
A roundup of events and activities being run by the Institution and its Regional Groups.
Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected a paper on seismic simulation tools and methods for developing countries as his ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 34.
This month Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Victoria Tinney of Clancy Consulting.