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The Structural Engineer

BS 5502 covers the design of buildings and structures for use by the agricultural industry. It replaces BS 2053, first published in 1953, which recognised that the consequences of collapse of a farm building were not as serious as those from the collapse of an industrial building. G.M. Rose and R.S. Burbage

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Phil is a fictional friend who has eight wise sayings or maxims. These maxims are crystallisations of some of his career experiences, and I would like to tell you something about how they started. D.I. Blockley

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The paper compares the economics of various seyice reservoir designs and deals with the technical and financial advantages of the simply supported wall over the more conventional cantilever or propped cantilever solution. Rectangular reservoirs with capacities up to 31 800 m3 and circular tanks to 4500 m3 are included in the exercise. J. Walmsley

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Mr T. N. W. Akroyd, MScTech, LLB(Hons), CEng, FIStructE, Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Barrister, is unique in the sense of being the first lawyer-and a barrister to boot-to be President of the Institution. He is, by education and training, an engineer and a lawyer and, by occupation, a consulting engineer and farmer. Taking office on 8 October next, Mr Akroyd will deliver his Presidential Address ‘Progressive collapse revisited (the problem of structural failure)’ at 6.00 pm that evening at the Institution, 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London SWlX 8BH.

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With the expected emergence of a new Engineering Council, and in the knowledge of competing claims among the various Institutions, the Council have authorised the publication of the following statement. Based on a draft prepared by Professor Sir Alan Harris, CBE (Past President), it sets out to inform the uninformed of the way in which the Institution serves and supports its members in the practice of their particular skills as structural engineers.

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Floor loadings for industrial buildings Mr R. C. Hairsine queried (March 1981)the design load of 24 and 36 kN/m2, and we now publish some of the responses. Verulam

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