Author: Swamy, R N;Potter, M M A
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Swamy, R N;Potter, M M A
We undertook in January to publish in our next issue a statement from the Librarian about the new classification system which has been introduced in the library and apologise that it is two issues later than was promised. However, here it now is :
Since 1965 'catalogue entry slips' have been published at the back of each issue of the Journal, giving a single entry for each paper published. A UDC (Universal Decimal
Classification) number has been assigned to each paper since that time (printed above the title of each paper in the text and on each 'slip').
Report of the Council
When Dr. W. Eastwood, BEng, PhD, CEng, FIStructE, FICE gave his Presidential Address in October 1976, it was the fourth time in the history of the Institution that a member from Yorkshire had been installed as President. After a distinguished academic career leading to six years as Professor of Civil and Structural Engineering at Sheffield University, Dr. Eastwood in 1970 resigned that appointment to embark upon a second career as a consulting engineer.
The President: We have had the pleasure of listening to a most interesting paper. I am sure there is a considerable future for this line of research. I remember a few years ago being asked by Messrs. Stewart and Lloyds to advise on the possible uses of both thin walled plastic tube and very thin steel tube buried in the ground. I was not able to discover any references to research work in this field. The paper we have had before us tonight has not only given guidance with regard to the carrying capacity but has also provided interesting information about the mode of failure of the tube.