Author: A. Minson (MPA) & A. Cormie (J&D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd)
1 October 2015
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A. Minson (MPA) & A. Cormie (J&D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd)
The Structural Engineer, Volume 93, Issue 10, 2015, Page(s) 2
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.
At just 27, Claire Gott has set up a charity, is on the ICE Council and a Green Construction Board working group, and is a design manager for one of the great challenges of the age in the UK – the redevelopment of London Bridge Station. Oh, and she has an MBE. Jackie Whitelaw went to meet WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff ’s engineering dynamo.
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.