1 June 2015
If you aren’t worried, you haven’t been paying attention! Alasdair Beal dissects the CDM 2015 Regulations and highlights potential problems for structural engineers.
From Pink Floyd to the London 2012 Olympic ceremonies, design studio Atelier One has carved a niche providing engineering for events, alongside experimental buildings and modern art. Jackie Whitelaw talks to the structural engineers who head the team – Neil Thomas and Aran Chadwick.
The design of concrete slabs and beams is not generally affected by fire design requirements. However, these can be a governing factor in the sizing of columns, particularly in multi-storey buildings. This article therefore concentrates on the guidance given in Eurocode 2 on the sizing of concrete columns for different fire resistance periods.