The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 93 (2015) > Issue 2 > Conservation compendium. Part 3: Historic wrought iron, cast iron and mild steel
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Conservation compendium. Part 3: Historic wrought iron, cast iron and mild steel

As structural engineering students, we learn about mild steel, modern design and construction methods. However, historic structures often do not fit into this mould. Whether you work in conservation or are a general practitioner, you are likely to come across cast iron, wrought iron, as well as early mild steel structures.

Author(s): J. E. Ruddy (CARE)