All the articles from the April 2023 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 3 April 2023
The Institution's new CEO, Yasmin Becker, introduces herself to members as she takes up the role.
Smail Kechidi presents a case study of how a modular housing system has been refined to minimise upfront carbon emissions.
Members of the design team for the Department of Education's GenZero initiative discuss the dynamic behaviour of timber-concrete composite floor slabs for sustainable schools.
Rob Panter discusses the importance of encouraging young people to take up structural engineering and the educational pathways that can show them the way.
This month's CROSS report concerns a report that the glass produced by some processors has not been properly heat-soaked and is therefore much more likely to shatter in use.
In this note, Rob Paul offers advice on how businesses can maintain their income and manage outgoings when cash flow is tight during an economic downturn.
This article describes the off-site, modular approach adopted for the roof at One Sherwood Street, London, which allowed it to be prefabricated in a controlled factory environment.
A collaborative partnership that was formed in the midst of lockdown is challenging the ‘hero myth’ of conventional working practices, and creating alternative role models for structural engineers. Helena Russell finds out more.
Jonathan Prew reviews a book that charts the history of brickwork use between the 11th and 18th centuries and explains how it can teach even those experienced in masonry conservation.
This month's letters continue the discussion around car parks and electric vehicles as well as covering membership fees and apprenticeships.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
As this month's Featured Article, Lorenzo Macorini, Associate Editor for Structures, has selected a paper proposing an update to the fib Code 2010 fatigue model, using a probabilistic model for concrete railway bridges.