Author: M. Gilbert (University of Sheffield), L. He (University of Sheffield) & T. Pritchard (LimitState Ltd)
1 October 2015
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M. Gilbert (University of Sheffield), L. He (University of Sheffield) & T. Pritchard (LimitState Ltd)
Our built heritage is a finite resource stretching back thousands of years. Protecting and conserving this heritage is a challenge requiring knowledge, skills and experience, together with an ability to bring practical engineering judgement and often creative and imaginative solutions. This paper sets out the challenges faced by engineers and some of the approaches taken in the appraisal and protection of ruins.
In Timber Engineering Notebook (TEN) No. 11, a detailed introduction to the applications and use of cross-laminated timber (CLT) as a structural timber product was provided. This article provides further information on the manufacture, detailing and erection of CLT constructions.
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.