Author: R. Garry
1 May 2016
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This month's letters discuss media coverage of structural engineering, the thorny issue of "reasonably practicable", the role of the principal designer, the need for greater recognition of temporary works, and the Party Wall etc. Act 1996.
Whatever the outcome of the UK’s EU referendum on 23 June, the structural Eurocodes are here to stay, believes former Institution President, David Nethercot.
This month we bring you another question from the Institution’s Structural Behaviour Course. The topic is bending moment diagrams. Answers will be published in the June issue. (NB This article was updated on 3 May 2016 to correct the diagrams for May's question and possible answers.)