Author: S. Cammelli (BMT Fluid Mechanics)
3 September 2018
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S. Cammelli (BMT Fluid Mechanics)
The engineers and architect behind the award-winning Terminal 2 at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, describe the design ambitions, challenges posed by snow, modelling techniques and innovative structural solutions that resulted in the terminal’s folded, angular roof.
This note clarifies the term 'simple connection' by explaining its use when designing connections within steel frames. Additionally, guidance on different types of simple connection and the design checks that need to be carried out, is provided.
The Kenneth Severn Award is an annual essay competition for young engineers, with the question set by the President. Here, winner Radu Trancau looks forward to a bright future and considers what steps structural engineers must take to get there.