Browse content from issue 4 of The Structural Engineer, published in 2019.

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The Structural Engineer

All the articles from the April 2019 issue.

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Chief Executive, Martin Powell, considers the changing nature of the Institution since its inception over 100 years ago, and its commitment to building a diverse and inclusive profession.

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This paper describes how the 50-storey residential Principal Tower was designed and constructed on a site in the London Borough of Hackney close to the City of London.

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In the first of two notes on specifications, Steve Williams discusses their basic principles and the types available. Next month, Steve will examine why over-reliance on specifications re-used from previous designs imports risks to projects, and what can be done to avoid those risks.

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Modern construction projects produce an enormous amount of data, which can become a great risk for engineering companies and other AEC firms. This CPD module, sponsored by Newforma, examines various digital workflows which are suitable to tackle those challenges.

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£180 spent on a promotional postcard helped Steve Webb and Andy Yates create a business with a £5M turnover and offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol and Dubai.

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Alastair Soane finds this to be a useful procedural manual that may encourage more engineers to participate in forensic engineering and failure investigations.

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This in-depth book on structural reliability will be useful to those involved in the design and risk assessment of structures subjected to extreme loading, concludes Shashank Gupta.

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This densely packed manual will be an attractive source book for all designers and clients interested in urban timber construction, believes Richard Harris.

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This month's letters continue to discuss the topic of gender balance, with readers making the case that diversity benefits business and proposing ways to address the current imbalance. Other topics include fire resistance in tall timber buildings, concrete and climate change, and the principle of virtual work.

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Upcoming events at HQ and around the Regional Groups.

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This month we highlight articles that have recently been made available online, along with the most popular content in the journal.

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This month's contribution from Ronald Cunningham FIStructE concerns bending moments and deflections in a portal frame.

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