1 May 2015
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As we mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Allan Mann reviews the key structural engineering developments of the war (and interwar) years - from airship hangars to the Mulberry harbours - and explores their impact on the profession as we know it today.
All articles published in the May 2015 issue.
Engineers from Integral Engineering Design in Bath explain how their innovative approach to analysis and load testing spared one of the city's listed structures from an intrusive strengthening scheme. (For a discussion of the force generated by a rugby scrum in relation to the article, see Verulam, January 2016 .)