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All the articles from the September 2019 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date - 2 September 2019
This paper explores the reasons why failures of hanging systems occur and suggests that increased design attention is required to assure system safety.
A short guide to maternity and paternity legislation in the UK, and the benefits of being a modern, inclusive employer.
This article highlights a report from CROSS newsletter 55 on a failure stemming from buildability issues.
This Technical Guidance Note covers the inspection of structural elements that are typically present within buildings during their construction and/or alteration phases.
Past President, Brian Clancy, calls on all parties to adopt the definitions set out in the Institution’s authoritative guide to subsidence.
This month's letters include memories of working with Alistair Day and using his dynamic relaxation method, methods of maintaining lateral stability in houses, together with the continuing debate on subsidence versus settlement among other topics.
Robert Reitherman is impressed by this forward-looking book which offers a future vision of creative engineers engaged in ‘structural architecture’.
Upcoming events at HQ and around the Regional Groups.
Library Manager, Rob Thomas, provides an insight into what the library can offer on the subject of tall buildings.
The Editor-in-Chief has selected an article on composite structures for demountable construction as his featured article from the latest issue of Structures.
Brian Pyle provides a brainteaser concerning bending moments and shear forces in a pair of floating tanks.