Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers
26 March 2013
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(This article was updated in October 2016 to reflect errata issued since its original publication.)
This note discusses the concept of fatigue and how its effects can be countered.
This note covers the inspection of structural elements typically present within buildings during their construction and/or alteration phases.
Base plates are the primary means by which steel-framed structures transmit vertical loads into their foundations.