Analysing existing structures: a brief introduction

Author: Mathai Mathew

Date published

1 June 2021

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Analysing existing structures: a brief introduction

The Structural Engineer
Analysing existing structures: a brief introduction
Date published

1 June 2021

Author

Mathai Mathew

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now
Author

Mathai Mathew

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.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

Tags

Climate change Refurbishment Construction management Structural analysis Technical Issue 6

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