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Simple Codes can Stifle Structural Technology
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The role of Codes as an aid in achieving good construction is much in dispute. Should they be somewhere between recent research and standardised proven requirements, telling engineers what is good practice, or should they be precise documents that set out how the task should be handled? Assuming that such precision is even possible, is it in fact desirable, or will innovation and flair be stifled? Are they a guide to the knowledgeable or a safety net for the amateur? If precise in their demands, should such Codes be the means of meeting statutory requirements? J.G. Sunley and R.G. Taylor

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