All the articles from the February 2023 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 February 2023
This update covers research into concrete-filled steel tubular hybrid structures from Guangxi and Tsinghua Universities as well as the development of muon scattering tomography at the University of Bristol.
Incoming Institution President, Matt Byatt, reflects on his route into the structural engineering profession and shares his passion for a better safety culture and climate action.
Helena Russell reports on two award-winning projects from small structural engineering practices that demonstrate the impact thoughtful design can have on a building's embodied carbon score.
In the second of a two-part article, Nick Russell advises how to act as an expert witness and describes the specific Civil Procedure Rules that apply when working in the UK.
Kevin Wright clarifies the responsibilities of IStructE members under the Code of Conduct if accepting an appointment relating to party wall matters.
Stefan Harris-Wright summarises the liability implications for UK structural engineers of changes brought about by the Building Safety Act.
Ralph Pelly explores the benefits of renovating a 1960s residential property and utilising, rather than demolishing, the existing structure.
This short case study by Wakalile Martin describes a small project in Mbale district, Uganda, that challenged the client's brief to build more efficiently.
David Rafferty reviews an ambitious book that covers the basics of finite element methods through to advanced processes.
In a thought-provoking opinion piece, Mike Bather argues that the profession has a moral responsibility to thoughtfully reconsider its approach to business in the face of worsening climate breakdown – and to do this straight away.
This month's letters feature comments about roof imposed loading, wind load consistency and adapting car parks for electric vehicles.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
Jason Ingham, Associate Editor for Structures, has selected a paper that investigates the experimental and numerical pull-out behaviour of stud groups embedded in concrete as the Featured Article for Volume 47.
This month, Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Becky Miller as the winner of The Drawing Board.