Diversity of materials

Author: Toby Ronalds

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2 January 2020

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Diversity of materials

The Structural Engineer
Diversity of materials
Date published

2 January 2020

Author

Toby Ronalds

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Members/Subscribers: Free

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Toby Ronalds

The number and diversity of materials in use in structures is increasing. This presents opportunities for engineers, but also poses challenges in how to continue to provide technical advice over such a wide range of materials.

This article offers a personal perspective on the issue, discussing current and future ways in which engineers will interact with materials, what some of the materials challenges are, and what futures roles there may be for structural engineers in relation to these materials.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
5
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Glass Timber Plastic & Polymers Sustainability & Environment Issue 1

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