The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 88 (2010) > Issues > Issue 11 > Role of the structural engineer in demolition
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Role of the structural engineer in demolition

This paper is intended to help other structural engineers as well as construction and health and safety (H&S) professionals appreciate some of the common structural issues encountered during demolition. The content is equally relevant to refurbishment projects where demolition is a necessary process but one not always fully appreciated by a construction industry that focuses on new-build. The text provides an insight into the role of the structural engineer working for a demolition contractor.

Rob Clarke, BEng, CEng, MICE, MIStructE

Author(s): Clarke, Rob

Keywords: structural engineers;role;demolition;health and safety;planning;progressive collapse;preventing;buildings;appraising