Alistair Day and the origins of dynamic relaxation. Part 2: A practice viewed through projects

Author: Tristram Carfrae and Duncan Michael (Arup)

Date published

1 July 2019

First published: 1 July 2019

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

Added to basket

Back to Previous

Alistair Day and the origins of dynamic relaxation. Part 2: A practice viewed through projects

The Structural Engineer
Alistair Day and the origins of dynamic relaxation. Part 2: A practice viewed through projects
Date published

1 July 2019

Author

Tristram Carfrae and Duncan Michael (Arup)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

First published

1 July 2019

Buy Now
Author

Tristram Carfrae and Duncan Michael (Arup)

In the latter part of his career at Arup, Alistair Day was at the heart of the Lightweight Structures Laboratory, which from 1979 to 1993 managed to deliver a series of exceptionally innovative and structurally demanding projects. In this second part of our biographical look at Alistair and the technique of dynamic relaxation, we review some of the method’s key projects.

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
7
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

Tags

Feature Issue 7

Related Resources & Events

The Structural Engineer
Diary dates (July 2019)

Diary dates (July 2019)

Upcoming events at HQ and around the Regional Groups.

Date - 1 July 2019
Author - Various
Price - Free
The Structural Engineer
Grenfell Tower

Building a safer future: UK government proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system

Alastair Soane summarises the UK government’s proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system, which are open for consultation until 31 July 2019.

Date - 1 July 2019
Author - Alastair Soane
Price - £0
The Structural Engineer
Business Practice Note No. 26: Building facades - defining the structural engineer's scope of servi

Business Practice Note No. 26: Building facades - defining the structural engineer's scope of servi

Stephen Gregson stresses the importance of clearly defining responsibilities and interfaces when designing building facades.

Date - 1 July 2019
Author - Stephen Gregson
Price - £9