Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 1): Principles of design

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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1 January 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 1): Principles of design

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 1): Principles of design
Date published

1 January 2012

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

This Technical Guidance Note acts as an introduction to the core design concepts that are found within the current codes of practice used within the UK. It also explains the relationship between each of the other guidance notes and how the reader is to navigate and use them. All of the subsequent notes make reference, be they direct or implied to this core guide; it is therefore imperative that anyone seeking to use these guides must be fully conversant with what is contained within this note.

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2
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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