Institution of Structural Engineers > Resources Centre > Essential Knowledge Series > No.07. Traditional structural materials

No.07. Traditional structural materials

This Text presents the most traditional and familiar structural materials: steel, concrete, masonry, timber and glass. Material data are presented followed by a summary of the specific manufacturing techniques and key material characteristics that must be understood in order to make safe and best use of their engineering properties. Recommended resources for further reading are also provided.

Student and Academic Members: login to download for free

All other members: buy at member price

Non-members: buy at standard price 


All of the pages on this website are the copyright © of The Institution of Structural Engineers.

The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 4535 Fax: +44 (0)20 7235 4294
Registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales No. 233392 and in Scotland No. SC038263
Follow us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Youtube The Structural Engineer Jobs