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The Structural Engineer

All the articles from the September 2021 issue of The Structural Engineer.

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021

The Structural Engineer

Part 2 of this article provides an overview of the careers of two pioneering women in engineering who could be considered candidates as the 'first woman members' of the Institution, Florence Taylor and Mary Irvine.

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021

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Peter Laidler describes a small practice's solution to calculating the embodied carbon of its standard structural designs.

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021

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This article discusses how strengthening an existing building can enable changes of use, achieve compliance with modern building codes, resist a previously unforeseen environmental load or increase resilience. It gives a broad description of some common strengthening options, as well as guidance on where to find more information.

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021

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22 Bishopsgate was erected on the site of an abandoned project, reusing 100% of the existing foundations from three previous buildings, and incorporating more than 50% of the basement built for its predecessor. This article describes the approach to reusing the existing foundations and basement, as well as the focus on material efficiency in designing the superstructure and transfer structures.

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David Brohn laments the level of understanding of structural behaviour among civil engineering graduates and calls on universities to address the issue in their teaching.

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Richard Harris welcomes this new edition of an essential reference book for those involved in the challenging field of timber building appraisal and repair.

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This month's letters discuss online AGMs, gaining experience on site, the increasing loss of professionals from the industry, and the rising costs of professional indemnity insurance, among other topics. 

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021

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A roundup of the online events and activities available from the Institution and its Regional Groups.

Publish Date ‐ 2 September 2021