All the articles from the July 2023 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 3 July 2023
An obituary of former IStructE President, Professor Patrick Dowling, who died in 2023 at the age of 84.
All the winners of the Institution's People and Papers Awards 2023, presented by President Matt Byatt at a ceremony held at BMA House in London on Wednesday 7 June.
Steven Birch, the winner of the Institution's Kenneth Severn Award 2023, discusses the benefits of incorporating site experience and proper mentorship in the development of structural engineers.
This month we present a report about the collapse of a school hall roof, which resulted from the failure of one of a number of unusual hybrid concrete-and-steel strand trusses.
Gareth Wake explains how BS 8500:2023 will increase the cementitious options available to producers looking to reduce the embodied carbon of concrete.
Simon Pitchers introduces a new, free guide explaining how to identify safety-critical elements and how they should be managed during construction.
Paul Astle provides some advice to structural engineers and concrete specifiers and highlights steps that can be taken to deliver lower-carbon concrete on projects.
Fergal Kelly reviews the use of ground granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBS) in the UK and its role in reducing embodied carbon.
The purpose of this Technical Guidance Note is to assist structural engineers familiar with the theoretical behaviour of steel structural elements subject to torsion to avoid or design for it when necessary.
Peyrouz Modarres describes the engineering design of The Lark, a multistorey residential project at Nine Elms, London.
This month's letters include further correspondence on technical drawings, site visit issues and post-Covid technical talks.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
The winners of the Structures prizes for 2023 have been announced. They celebrate the best papers published in the journal in 2022.
This month's library update lists a wide selection of low-carbon concrete and concrete design books and resources.