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These reports upon the performance of candidates in the Institution Parts 2 and 3 examinations held in January 1970 are based upon the comments of examiners. The review is offered as a guide to those who are preparing for future examinations and to those
members and others responsible for the teaching or training of potential candidates.
The response to the invitation to members offered in The Structural Engineer in 1969 has been sufficiently encouraging for the Council to approve a pilot scheme of Special
Mr. A. T. B. Shand: ‘I suppose it is unusual for the prisoner to go first, but here I am. I feel a little more uneasy speaking of claims in this august Institution than I might do in other places. I have always thought that if someone changes his mind in structural engineering-be he client, consultant or contractor-he really should not have done so. He should have known what he was going to construct before he started. In other forms of civil engineering, particularly when we go down into the ground, it is impossible to preclude the finding of the unexpected. However, I imagine that changes and variations will always be a part of our working life. We must expect this and not put our heads into the sand. Nor must the formation and submission of claims on
our side be put into your pending baskets, and, more important to me, the adjudication of these claims put into your pending baskets. I am, of course, speaking to both sides and I imagine I am not exactly in the majority tonight.'