Author: John Parker
1 October 2021
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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.
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.