All the articles from the November/December 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 14 November 2022
An obituary of former President of The Institution of Structural Engineers, Keith White, who has died aged 89.
This research-based article discusses the design of a steel transfer truss resistant to progressive collapse as part of the Viadux II project in Manchester, UK.
In this second ‘back to basics’ article, Graeme Tinney of professional indemnity brokers Griffiths & Armour looks at the implications of the ‘claims made’ nature of PI insurance, the importance of run-off cover and the impact of market conditions.
This month's CROSS report serves as a reminder to all engineers about the problems associated
with RAAC planks and to be vigilant during any site inspections of existing buildings.
Steve Denton and Mariapia Angelino provide an overview of the background, status and transition timetable for the second-generation EN Eurocodes that are in development.
Which projects were recognised at the Structural Awards with its new approach for 2022, and which projects won a Supreme Award?
This article aims to identify gaps in Eurocode and IStructE guidance, and make recommendations on additional considerations that engineers should take into account when designing or assessing cantilever structures.
Helena Russell talks to Jamaica-based structural engineer Shalini Jagnarine-Azan about assessing disaster-hit healthcare facilities and improving their resilience against future events.
Citing case studies from the Kobe and Christchurch earthquakes in 1995 and 2011, respectively, as well as category five hurricanes in the USA’s south, this book will appeal to both engineers and the general public, writes Alex Hu.
This month's letters set out the benefits of the SER scheme in Scotland for checking structural designs, consider the adaptation of car parks for electric vehicles. and more.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
The Featured Articles for Volume 43 and Volume 44 explore the use of reclaimed concrete blocks and early warning of fire-induced failure in steel beams, respectively.
A recent member donation has enabled the Library to extend its collection of books on topics around the climate emergency.