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In the report of the discussion on the above paper, which was published in the September issue of the Journal, the remarks made by Mr. C. V. Blumfield (Member) were wrongly attributed to Mr. E. H. Bloomfield (Associate-Member).
G.A. Gardner, R. Morton and L.R. Creasy
Sir-Although I respect the technical virtuosity of Mr. Bolton's paper, I am not in sympathy with its intention which, as I understand it, is to present an alternative method of designing particular types of statically indeterminate frameworks.
The City of Singapore (City status conferred by Royal Charter on September 22nd, 1951) is famous as an entreport for the export of rubber and tin. Besides this, Communist territoristic activities on the mainland have focused the attention of the world to this island in recent years. The island is of hilly terrain and has a number of streams running through the city; consequently many bridges of various types and spans are necessary to interlace the different parts for communication and transport. The construction of some of these bridges is different from usual practice, and this description may be of interest.