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The President and Mrs. Eastwood Will receive some 700 members and their guests at the Institution's Annual Dinner at Grosvenor House, London on Thursday, 5 May, among them Sir Charles Villiers, MC, Chairman, British Steel Corporation and Sir Roy Marshall, CBE, Secretary-General of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals, with their ladies. Sir Charles will be proposing a toast to the Institution, to which the President is to reply; Sir Roy will respond to the toast to 'The Guests' proposed by Mr. Peter Dunican, CBE (President-Elect).
Through this letter I wish to draw the attention of the readers of our Journal to the fact that there is some ambiguity and error in the above paper, published in March 1973.
The term 'stress-ribbon' describes a structure type in which the deck hangs in catenary form. The behaviour and design of an all-steel structure of this type is discussed using a 490m span highway bridge as an example.
R.J. Wheen and A.J. Wilson