1 July 2015
Standard: £10 + VATMembers/Subscribers: Free
Members/Subscribers, log in to access
The Structural Engineer, Volume 93, Issue 7, 2015, Page(s) 2
There are moves afoot to add 10% more metal to every column in a building that is designed to Eurocode 3, Alastair Hughes explains.
Synopses of the latest papers accepted for publication in the Institution's new research journal, Structures. Access to Structures is free to all during 2015. From 2016, Institution members will continue to receive free access as one of their membership benefits. The journal is available online at: www.elsevier.com/locate/structures
This article suggests ways in which readily available technology (a smartphone or tablet) can provide engineers and construction professionals with a simple tool to test vibrations. This is demonstrated on the new feature staircase (a lightweight and unusual structure) at the Institution's HQ in London. A free-to-download vibration testing app (beta version) has been developed by Expedition, and is introduced here.