All the articles from the January 2023 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 3 January 2023
Outgoing President Jane Entwistle reflects on the end of her term with visits to South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
This article on 'regenerative engineering' looks at the requirements for engineers and highlights the educational change needed for the industry to put this into practice.
Miguel Martinez-Paneda describes current performance-based design uses, and advocates the potential for its wider application in a holistic approach.
Reuben Brambleby and Will Arnold summarise the discussions from a recent IStructE Council meeting that examined how the profession could broaden its sustainability and social impact as it works towards a regenerative future.
IStructE Technical Director, Patrick Hayes, sets out the key changes that the Building Safety Act will bring for structural engineers in England and Wales, and outlines the Institution’s plans to issue guidance for members.
In the first of a two-part article that examines how to act as an expert witness, Institution Past-President Nick Russell explores the main considerations when taking on this vital role.
This article focuses on the engineering of pivoting sunshade structures for the Dubai Expo 2020, which won a Structural Award 2022.
Mike Cook sets out a vision for the future in which testing, modelling and a change in mindset allow the construction industry to decarbonise rapidly while ensuring our buildings are safe to occupy and resilient to the effects of climate breakdown.
Chanakya Arya’s fourth edition of Design of Structural Elements provides an introduction to concrete, steel, timber, masonry and composites, but this update seems to omit context around the structural elements, writes Chris O’Regan.
This month's letters discuss the question of competency, praise an Industry CPD article, call for the Institution to have an international voice on decarbonisation, and seek to clarify fees for engaging a structural engineer.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has chosen a paper on reinforced concrete (RC) frames subjected to progressive collapse. The paper proposes refined configuration and calibration on compression bar force-slip springs of component-based models for RC frames.
This article provides a flavour of the most recent additions to the Institution's Library.