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The Structural Engineer

All articles published in the October 2013 issue

Publish Date ‐ 1 October 2013

The Structural Engineer

Arup's Sebastian Kaminski highlights the significant potential for engineered bamboo designs for low-cost seismically resistant housing; focusing on Costa Rica, Columbia and Ecuador.

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A team from WSP Group describe the challenges faced in designing a development for three major new venues for the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, as well as a residential tower.

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A forensic examination of the 2007 I-35W bridge collapse in Minnesota, responsible for the deaths of 13 people.

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Robert Kilpatrick examines the effectiveness of social media for recruitment from both employer and candidate perspectives and asks whether it has lived up to its promise.

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An overview of the risks inherent in the design of concrete structures, that can occur during the pouring process and through the removal of supports.

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Guidance on the various forms of retaining walls currently in use. This note is primarily concerned with structures that retain soil.

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A review of glulam in two of the most common structural forms: 'post and beam' and two dimensional rigid frames.

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Letters in this issue include discussion on 'Combination rules', the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, 'laterally loaded masonry' and 'the sway of portal frames'.

Publish Date ‐ 1 October 2013