All the articles from the October 2018 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 October 2018
This paper describes an innovative and integrated approach to the teaching of structural design to first-year Civil Engineering students at the University of Southampton, which has received the Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award 2018.
This article describes the the design and construction of the 18-storey mass timber TallWood House at Brock Commons, Vancouver.
In the latest article in the series, Rob Paul discusses the steps that engineers can take to mitigate against design errors appearing in their work.
This note is an aide to those seeking to design an unreinforced masonry retaining wall. Following this guidance will prevent cracking and ensure that the wall performs as intended.
Sarah Williamson speaks to Jackie Whitelaw about how she has forged her way to being one of the key minds responsible for delivery of the multibillion-pound main civils work contract at Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
This month's letters reflect on the Genoa bridge collapse and ask how many other pieces of infrastructure may be unsafe, consider the subsidence problems that may arise from a hot summer and more.
Simon Pole finds this book to be an easy read on what is a heavy subject. It contains helpful guidance for any engineers considering taking on the role of party wall surveyor.
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Tips from the Institution Library provides on how to search the catalogue effectively.
This month we summarise the highlights from the August issue (Volume 15) of Structures.
This month's teaser from reader Richard Hollamby concerns a cantilever beam subjected to a uniform live load.