2 September 2021
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The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 9, 2021, Page(s) 52
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.
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.
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.