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Curated by qualified librarians, our collection of structural engineering literature spans more than 250 years; making it one of the UK's most comprehensive specialist engineering resources.

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Teaching resources

The Institution provides videos, case studies, activities and training to help you explore structural engineering in the classroom and at university.

The Structural Engineer cover October 2019

The Structural Engineer

The flagship publication of the Institution of Structural Engineers. Available to Institution members, and on subscription.

Themes

Resilience

A resilient built environment is designed to mitigate the effects of hazards and adapt to longer-term changes in use or the environment. Structural engineers are vital to the development of resilient societies as they will consider and address the issues associated with structural resilience and structural adaptation.

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Safety of society

Structural engineers are of critical importance in managing the risk to society throughout the lifecycle of the structure.

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Digital engineering

The influence of the digital world is increasing its impact on those involved with the built environment, whilst our capability to exploit data to inform designs and push the boundaries of what is possible is at the heart of structural engineering. It has never been more important for structural engineers to be competent in the use of digital tools and demonstrate an awareness of the potential risks and opportunities digital systems can bring.

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Climate emergency

The climate emergency is the greatest threat to our planet. Structural engineers have a responsibility to help mitigate its effects by changing the way buildings and infrastructure are designed, commissioned and constructed.

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