1st February 2019
First published: 1st February 2019
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This month, Editor-in-Chief, Professor Leroy Gardner, presents a featured article on 'Finite Element Modeling and design of Single Angle Member Under Bi-axial Bending'.
This month Ron Slade has selected a sketch of Daly's Bridge by John Gamble, a Design Engineer for RPS in Ireland. John receives an e-book of his choice from the Institution’s current catalogue.
Rob Thomas highlights books in the Library collection that give an introduction to first principles of structural behaviour and provide guidance on developing a conceptual design.
Our future as structural engineers is likely to be very exciting as society grapples with some of humanity’s most pressing needs: the effects of climate change, migration, increasing urbanisation and automation; infrastructure deficits in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world; the impact of robotics; and the ongoing quest for the development and use of new materials are some of the issues to be confronted by our membership.