Author: J. Bungey
4 January 2016
Letters this month raise concerns about the the forces cited in an article published in May 2015 on assessing the capacity of the Grand Parade stone balustrade in Bath, UK; as well as considering structural safety margins and code discrepancies in relation to steel web buckling.
Chris Shaw finds this to be a well-presented and useful book, but one that is let down by a series of omissions which he would like to see addressed in the next edition.
This new technical guide provides a useful source of cost data for pricing concrete bridges – particularly formwork and falsework – explains Matthew Myerscough, who has trialled it himself on a recent project.