Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers
3 October 2023
The Institution of Structural Engineers
The Structural Engineer, Volume 101, Issue 10, 2023, Page(s) 8
This month we present a report concerning the partial collapse of a cantilevered stone staircase without warning during a renovation at a stately home built around 1830.
Hugh Docherty looks at the topical subject of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), offering brief guidance on identification and mitigation/remedial options.
Hugh Docherty introduces a new series of short advice notes that aims to educate structural engineers on historical defects commonly encountered when working on existing buildings.