All the articles in the July 2020 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 July 2020
Congratulations to all the winners of the Institution’s People and Papers Awards 2020.
Does the current global pandemic have the potential to be a great levelling influence across our sector and society at large?
This paper, based on the winning entry to the Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award 2019, presents a multifaceted yet controlled exploration of the potential to achieve progressive change towards a new vision of structural engineering education.
John Orr, Orlando Gibbons and Will Arnold preview a forthcoming new guide from the Institution on calculating embodied carbon.
Ben Gholam of Price & Myers shares his practice's experience of setting up a carbon-calculation tool and encourages other firms to take the plunge.
James Norman, Tim Ibell and Oliver Broadbent examine the challenges engineers will face in persuading clients to repurpose existing buildings in place of building new ones.
The IStructE BIM Panel highlights key changes in the second edition of this protocol intended to provide consistency of approach in projects involving building information modelling.
This note explains how rolled steel I and H-sections are designed to resist torsion.
Alastair Hughes looks ahead to the next generation of Eurocodes and advocates a discretionary approach to the application of consequence classes for structures.
Dimitris Theodossopoulos is impressed by the excellent demonstration of applied research into recycling buildings in this ground-breaking book.
This book on the durability of concrete in harsh conditions will make an excellent reference work for designers, concludes Long-yuan Li.
This month's letters consider potential carbon savings in domestic foundations; discuss building control and planning procedures again; ask questions about failures and forensic engineering; and encourage engineers to promote their achievements better.
A roundup of online events and activities available from the Institution.
Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, highlights two 'Featured Articles' from Volume 26 (August 2020) of Structures.
This month we present another question on bending moments from the Structural Behaviour Course.