All the articles in the June 2020 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date ‐ 1 June 2020
Mike Cook, Chair of the IStructE Climate Emergency Task Group, introduces a new 'Climate emergency' section in The Structural Engineer.
Mike Cook and Will Arnold outline the Institution’s approach to providing guidance on the climate emergency, discussing six key areas this guidance will fall into.
Will Arnold describes the role structural engineers can play in tackling climate change, by making informed design decisions and influencing other members of the project team.
Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent challenge structural engineers to steer their clients away from a presumption of a new building.
Three companies of differing sizes share their approaches to fostering an inclusive workplace and a healthy gender balance within their engineering teams.
Norman Train concludes his look at quality management systems by offering advice on how firms can set up a QMS.
By adopting a creative approach to structural analysis, design and detailing, the structural principles of stone cantilever stairs can be combined and extrapolated to design and construct more refined structures in myriad applications.
This CPD module, sponsored by Steel for Life, will look at the structural steelwork construction process with a focus on established off-site processes and practices and the benefits provided.
This paper describes the structural design, from concept to delivery, of the Grand Théâtre de Rabat in Morocco.
Kate Simonen has been promoting the cause of embodied carbon reduction in structures for the past decade through the Carbon Leadership Forum.
This month's letters discuss inspection of fire damage in buildings, floor loadings, building control processes and the benefits of remote learning, among other topics.
This month we focus on e-learning opportunities, including new webinars on offer on the Institution website.
As his ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 25 (June 2020), Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected an article that presents a new design concept for the calculation of the local bending stresses in webs of retrofitted crane runway girders with a new boxed upper flange.
This month Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Jialei Ding, produced for a bridge design project at university.