1 July 2015
The Structural Engineer, Volume 93, Issue 7, 2015, Page(s) 1
Letters this month include discussion on status and qualifications, the value of sketching and recollections of structural engineering during WWII.
There are moves afoot to add 10% more metal to every column in a building that is designed to Eurocode 3, Alastair Hughes explains.
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.