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Mr. Peter Dunican, introducing his paper, said that the title ‘ The art of structural engineering ’ had been chosen quite deliberately because, although it was a matter which he might not be able to pronounce upon too clearly, it was a subject which as a practising structural engineer he ought to know something about.
In the past few years the first Ordinary Meeting of the New Year has been given over to a discussion or debate on a theme of topical interest to structural engineers. Against the background of the much-publicized structural collapses of 1966 the meeting on Thursday 12 January at 6 o’clock to debate the motion ‘ That structural design is best carried out in professional offices ’ will provide an opportunity for airing members’ views on these events.
This paper describes tests that have been carried out to determine the long-term deformation characteristics of Lytag lightweightaggregate concrete, in axial compression and deflection; comparisons are made with gravel concretes made from London-area aggregates. Professor R.H. Evans and W.S. Paterson