All the articles from the June 2021 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date ‐ 1 June 2021
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Grace Di Benedetto presents a short glossary of key sustainability terms that engineers are likely to encounter when reading climate guidance.
Marketing expert, David Brett, shares his top tips on how to ensure your webinar goes to plan and makes the right impression on your audience.
This article discusses the analysis and modification of existing structures for new uses, allowing return on investment to be maximised and reducing the need for present-day carbon emissions from new construction.
The article explores ways to justify reuse of existing structures through a thorough understanding of the original building structure, and engineer’s intent.
This CPD module, sponsored by MAPEI, introduces the use of FRP for the structural strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. It provides an overview of the composite materials and the design approach for flexural, shear and axial strengthening.
Publish Date ‐ 28 May 2021
This article describes the design of Hams Way Footbridge from concept through to construction, including an assessment of the embodied carbon.
MIT professor Caitlin Mueller gave the keynote presentation at the IStructE Digital Design and Computation conference in May 2021. Here, she tells Jackie Whitelaw how computer tools she’s developing will help structural engineers design for zero carbon
Margaret Cooke considers what the structural engineering profession can learn from other sectors to create a culture where women and men can flourish equally at work.
This month's letters again address the topics of floor loading and safety factors, as well as the need to maintain a healthy work–life balance among other subjects.
A roundup of online events and activities available from the Institution and its Regional Groups.
Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected a paper on fatigue analysis of wire arc 3D printed components as his ‘Featured Article’ from Structures Volume 31.