Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
1 October 2015
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
This detailed book will be useful to young engineers who have just started using Eurocodes for steel or concrete structures, concludes Roger Johnson, although it contains too much elementary information for the more experienced engineer.
In the light of this year’s earthquake in Nepal, Harsha Mehta argues that the increasing global frequency of extreme events requires structural engineers to move away from prescriptive codes to a performance-based design process.
Andrew Minson does not believe that the requirement to receive a CE marked product where possible should change the way structural engineers specify products (with one notable exception), but is keen to hear what others think.