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The Structural Engineer

All the articles from the February 2020 issue of The Structural Engineer.

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The Structural Engineer

2020 President Don McQuillan – the Institution's 100th president – sets out his vision for the year in his inaugural address.

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Rob Paul discusses factors which can affect a firm’s reputation and steps that can be taken to improve this.

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This article highlights a report from the latest CROSS newsletter on disproportionate collapse assessment.

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Designing a post-fixed anchor can be a convoluted process, principally due to the number of variables involved when considering its use in any given situation. The anchor itself could be resin-based or mechanical, with this choice guided by the material it is to be fixed into and the required loads.

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This article discusses some of the technical challenges in the design of the building structure – prompted by its unusual arrangement and constrained site – and how they were overcome. In particular, it will focus on the design and construction of the 1073-seat Grand Theatre spanning 37m over a column free public plaza.

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This book offers a good introduction to the philosophy and drivers for off-site manufacture, but may be less relevant to those interested in the structural and constructional issues that will affect the next generation of this form of manufacture.

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This month's letters consider the future of the built environment, the sustainability of timber as a building material, and offer further views on subsidence, among other topics.

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The Structural Engineer

The Library aims to cover all aspects of structural engineering – design, construction and maintenance – including technological developments. Although books, by their nature, take time to research, write and publish, the following recent additions to the Library collection address some emerging technologies.

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Upcoming events at HQ and around the Regional Groups.

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Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, selects an article on structural behaviour of prefabricated stressed-skin engineered timber composite flooring systems as his ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 22 of Structures.

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This month’s question from Martin Ashmead concerns bending moments and shear forces in a single-storey, single-span, industrial building framing system.

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