All the articles from the July 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 July 2022
Congratulations to all the winners of the Institution’s People and Papers Awards 2022. The awards were presented by President Jane Entwistle at a ceremony held at the Royal College of Surgeons in London on Thursday 9 June.
In the first instalment of a new feature in collaboration with the IStructE Research Panel, we discover how graphene is being used to enhance concrete at the University of Manchester, and learn about a new approach to the documentation and assessment of masonry structures using geometric digital twins which has been developed at the University of Leeds.
To help engineers design sustainably and communicate this to their clients, the IStructE Sustainability Panel and Climate Emergency Task Group have worked together to publish a sustainability report template and sustainability checklist under wider updates to the Structural Plan of Work.
Andrew Blackie examines what the structural engineering profession can learn from the past in order to tackle the climate emergency with a new approach to materials, efficiency and reuse.
Richard Lankshear and Andy Jackson provide an update on the UK’s new certification regime for construction products following Brexit.
As the summer event season gets under way in the UK, we present a CROSS safety report highlighting the need for robust inspections of temporary demountable structures.
This CPD module, sponsored by Farrat, examines the realities of designing for the competing requirements of structural, thermal and fire performance through the lens of structural thermal breaks.
This article provides an overview of the key design and construction considerations associated with building a deep basement on a constrained site in the heart of London.
Jonathan Davis and John Callanan exchange views about efficient design of cellular steel beams in response to a Viewpoint by John published in the April issue.
This month's letters discuss the merits of a lean approach to design, proposed changes to the Institution Bye-Laws, runoff PI cover, and structural engineering education, among other topics.
A roundup of events at Institution HQ and around the Regional Groups.
Congratulations to the winners of the Structures prizes 2022! The prizes celebrate the best papers published in the journal in 2021 and recognise both more fundamental research and research likely to have a tangible impact on practice.
The Institution Library holds an extensive range of books on the various aspects of earthquake-resistant design, retrofitting and rehabilitation.
This month, judge Ron Slade has selected two winners: Romeo Maciuceanu and Eugénie Sentucq.