Author: P. Pallett
3 January 2017
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This article continues by discussing some of the design issues and preconceptions related to backpropping, and gives worked examples.
In the first of two articles examining temporary works failures, Director of Structural-Safety, Alastair Soane, describes common reasons for their occurrence, illustrating the risks with a number of examples.
This article provides a brief introduction to demolition practice in the UK, addressing the more technical aspects requiring engineering input.
Falsework is defined in BS 5975 as a temporary structure used to support a permanent structure while it is not self supporting. This article focuses on the use of proprietary equipment for the support of fresh concrete to horizontal surfaces. The principles and methods described are broadly applicable to all falsework.