18 November 2019
Richard Lankshear explores ways in which structural engineers are uniquely equipped to help tackle the UK’s housing shortage.
This month's letters consider the restoration of Notre-Dame cathedral, the rising cost of insurance cover for engineers, subsidence terminology in insurance reports, lateral stability and other topics.
A specialist contractor design item that is usually outside the responsibility of the structural engineer. However, in order to assess a truss design, the engineer needs to understand the theory underpinning it.