Viewpoint: Structural behaviour revisited: who will take up the education challenge?

Author: David Brohn

Date published

2 September 2021

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Viewpoint: Structural behaviour revisited: who will take up the education challenge?

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David Brohn
Date published
2 September 2021
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Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free
The Structural Engineer
Author

David Brohn

Date published

2 September 2021

Author

David Brohn

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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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5
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Education Structural analysis Structural Behaviour Opinion Issue 9

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