Author: J. Entwistle
1 September 2017
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Sean Brady recounts the tale of the Comet jet airliner crashes of the 1950s and explains how the trailblazing accident investigation revealed a failure of imagination that holds lessons for all engineers.
Tony Harris and Mariapia Angelino of WSP explain some of the key technical issues around PAS 8812 – the new guide to temporary works design to European standards. This article aims to promote a shared understanding between designers of both permanent and temporary works.
In the first note in this series, Norman Train stresses the importance of making clear from the outset what an engineer will – and will not – do in return for their fee.