All the articles from the April 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 April 2022
Constructional steelwork engineer and former IStructE Gold Medallist, Joe Locke, has died at the age of 84.
This article, based on the winning entry to the IStructE Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award 2021, discusses innovative approaches implemented at Stellenbosch University, South Africa to develop technical competency in structural engineering and associated fields.
This month we summarise a CROSS Safety Report highlighting concerns around modelling and design checks. This report was submitted to, and processed by, CROSS-UK, but the contents will also be of interest to readers internationally.
This article summarises guidance developed by Hampshire County Council for the assessment of roofs in order to install photovoltaic panels.
This article describes the design and construction of a five-storey commercial building featuring a novel steel buckling-restrained brace lateral system framed within its mass timber superstructure.
John Callanan shares his experience as a specialist structural steelwork fabricator to make the case for greater material efficiency as we respond to the climate emergency.
Alan Hayward enjoys this book portraying the historical development of railways through 130 engineering drawings from the National Railway Museum’s impressive collection.
This month's letters discuss the benefits of online CPD, offer further views on potential carbon savings when designing concrete footings, and respond to a CROSS report on quality assurance problems.
A roundup of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
Associate Editor, Hua Yang, has selected a paper on shear behaviour analysis and capacity prediction of steel fibre-reinforced concrete beams as the ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 37.
This month, Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Jemima Clifford, a Graduate Engineer at Evolve. Jemima receives an e-book of her choice from the Institution bookshop.