All the articles from the January 2018 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 2 January 2018
Guest editor, Professor Roger Plank, introduces this special issue of The Structural Engineer on structural fire engineering.
Allan Mann presents the basic principles of fire engineering from the spread of flames and detection to structural fire protection.
This paper on four common misconceptions in fire engineering and structural design was written as a collaboration between AECOM fire engineers and structural engineers.
This article focuses on the load actions and combinations to be considered that enable the engineer to perform an adequate structural assessment for the accidental limit state in fire.
This article provides a US perspective on developments in structural fire protection design in relation to the ASCE/SEI 7 standard update.
This paper outlines the technical background and development of fire-protection systems for composite floor plates.
This article introduces a state-of-the-art method to determine the fire resistance of buildings.
This paper summarises contemporary research on heat-induced concrete spalling, with particular emphasis on design for fire of concrete-lined tunnels.
This paper focuses on the fire safety design of tall timber construction for which many hybrid and composite forms of timber are being developed.
This paper describes the thinking and background behind the fire model underpinning risk-mitigation techniques used for structural timber buildings.
This paper documents the key steps undertaken in realising Four Pancras Square and describes how they were tackled at the interface of the fire and structural engineering disciplines.
This paper introduces four different examples of high-rise buildings in China to provide insight into the commercial application of structural fire engineering.
Fire engineer, Panagiotis Kotsovinos, finds this book and its worked examples to be a useful
introduction to the subject of structural fire engineering.
This month's letters are on the former Institution Yearbook, the magazine's 'And finally...' brainteasers, chases in party walls, building control procedures and the merits of life drawing classes.
Upcoming events at HQ and around the Regional Groups.
This month, we preview the latest issue (Volume 12), with Editor-in-Chief, Professor Leroy Gardner, selecting three highlights from the issue.
This article lists a selection of what the Library has on these subjects and the most frequently requested items.