28 November 2013
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The Structural Engineer, Volume 91, Issue 12, 2013, Page(s) 2
David Doran advises readers to adopt a cautious approach when following some of the advice put forward in this new manual from three Estonian based academics.
With the emergence of two key government initiatives, Simon Smith reflects on the value of UK forests for timber production and the need to overcome the negative image of tree felling.
Standard deductions are applied to the dimensions of bent bars between concrete faces to improve the confidence of minimum covers being achieved and to improve fit. The introduction of new sets of permitted deviations and the supersession of BS 8110 has led to the need to reconsider these deductions and ultimately to propose a new set, consistent with current Execution Standards.