All the articles from the October 2021 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date ‐ 1 October 2021
Ian Poole, Marika Gabbianelli, Will Arnold and John Orr encourage engineers aspiring to low carbon outcomes to consider how their design decisions impact wider industry carbon emissions, ensuring that the benefits for one project are not detrimental to others.
Cameron Archer-Jones and Daniel Green propose a version of the IStructE’s ‘SCORS’ rating scheme for bridges and encourage engineers to adopt carbon targets for their projects.
John Parker proposes a series of minor improvements that can collectively add up to significant carbon savings when designing concrete buildings.
This two-part article explains how BS 7973:2001 solves the problem of failure to achieve the specified concrete cover to steel reinforcement. Part 1 discusses product performance requirements for spacers and chairs.
Dr Kristy MacDonald, Secretary of the IStructE Benevolent Fund, explains what support the Fund can provide to members as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.
This article provides an overview of the recent refurbishment and upgrade of the IMAX cinema located in the Ronson Theatre at London's Science Museum, including discussion of the initial investigations of the existing structure.
This month's letters ask questions about timber connections and pull-out loads; provide a robust defence of educators; discuss the importance of an understanding of structural behaviour and of site experience; and return to the subject of salaries, among other topics.
A roundup of the online events and activities available from the Institution and its Regional Groups.
Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected a paper on the flexural behaviour of structural timber beams strengthened with NSM basalt and glass FRP bars as his ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 33 of Structures.