All the articles from the February 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 February 2022
2022 IStructE President Jane Entwistle explains why structural engineers need to learn to value their past, to respect the skills and decisions made in the past and work with them to provide a better future built environment.
This article considers the implications of adopting a carbon-driven design approach – with the express intent of limiting the embodied carbon of the structure.
Graham Coult and Mauro Overend discuss recent advances in the use of glass in structural design and look forward to the release of a draft Eurocode.
This CPD module, sponsored by Griffiths & Armour, offers guidance to engineers on when they should notify their professional indemnity insurers about potential claims on their policy.
Alastair Low-Macrae argues that blockchain technology may hold the key to some of the issues around trust and transparency that the industry is currently grappling with, particularly in the context of BIM.
Mike Cook takes hope from this inspirational book which illuminates a path towards the profound transformation required to arrive at a sustainable future for the planet.
John Lyness recommends this book to all of those who are interested in the development of structural forms, those developing physical models, and those structural analysts making physical model comparisons with CAD output.
This month's letters discuss design responsibilities, knowledge sharing, and the value of grammar in communicating clearly.
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 the flexural buckling resistance of high-strength aluminium alloy H-columns as his ‘Featured Article’ from this issue. The article will be available free of charge for six months.