Author: Duncan Reed
4 January 2021
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The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 1, 2021, Page(s) 39-41
This month's letters consider the art of persuasion, return to the topic of domestic projects and sway frames, worry about a growing tendency for remote site inspections, and offer contrasting views on climate change, among other topics.
Alastair Hughes sets out a proposal to simplify the Eurocode approach to floor loads by moving from an occupancy-based categorisation to one based on loading.
Alastair Low-Macrae argues that blockchain technology may hold the key to some of the issues around trust and transparency that the industry is currently grappling with, particularly in the context of BIM.