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The Structural Engineer

Sir,-From the brevity of Dr. Faber’s article on this vast subject it may be inferred that its main purpose is to provoke a discussion, and no doubt architects and structural engineers alike will take up the gauntlet Dr. Faber throws down.

The Structural Engineer

Mr. W. H. WOODCOCK (Associate), proposing a hearty vote of thanks to the Author, said that there waa previously very little literature on the subject of lightweight concrete construction, and it was valuable to have published in a paper such as this details of the various substances available.

The Structural Engineer

The purpose of this paper is to describe the Portishead Generating Station of the City and County of Bristol Electricity Department. A.J. Newman

The Structural Engineer

THIS is not intended to be a “paper,” but rather a few concise notes on the Bristol Docks undertaking, dealing more fully with the developments of recent years, which give Bristol the right to consider that it is not only up-to-date but possibly ahead of the times, and is an indication that it is fully prepared to face up to and equip itself to deal with the ever-changing conditions. W.P. Wordsworth

The Structural Engineer

IT is our very pleasant privilege to acclaim Ewart Sigmund Andrews as our President for the 1934-35 session. Mr. Andrews has taken a prominent part in the work of the Institution of Structural Engineers since he became a member in 1912, and is indeed generally recognised as one of the foremost authorities on structural engineering in the country.