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Expert guidance on a wide range of topics; from the structural use of glass to temporary demountable structures.

A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures

A short guide to embodied carbon in building structures

Essential guidance for structural engineers, on the reduction of a structure's carbon footprint; focusing on embodied energy and carbon associated directly with the structure. 

Date - 1 September 2011
Author - Prof. R. Plank
Price - Free
Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)

Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)

Comprehensive, step-by-step guidance for structural engineers needing to check and report on the adequacy of an existing structure.

Date - 1 October 2010
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £38.35/£59
Building for a sustainable future: An engineer's guide

Building for a sustainable future: An engineer's guide

Pragmatic assistance for structural engineers in the delivery of sustainable projects for the building sector.

Date - 1 February 2014
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Design recommendations for multi-storey and underground car parks (Fourth edition)

Design recommendations for multi-storey and underground car parks (Fourth edition)

Design guidance for structural engineers, other construction professionals and car park owners/operators.

Date - 1 March 2011
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Disproportionate collapse (two-volume package)

Disproportionate collapse (two-volume package)

A two-volume package comprising:

Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings

Manual for the systematic risk assessment of high-risk structures against disproportionate collapse

Date - 1 October 2013
Author - D. Cormie/Institution Task Group
Price - £45.63/£70.20
Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action

Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action

Recommendations on crowd loading for those with responsibility for permanent grandstands, including: owners, operators, architects, insurers and design engineers.

Date - 1 December 2008
Author - IStructE Joint Working Group
Price - £25.35/£39
Fire safety engineering (two-volume package)

Fire safety engineering (two-volume package)

A two-volume package comprising:

Introduction to the fire safety engineering of structures

Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures

Date - 1 August 2007
Author - Various (Institution Task Groups)
Price - £33.93/£52.20
Guide to inspection of underwater structures

Guide to inspection of underwater structures

Guidance for undertaking inspections of underwater, inland and coastal structures in water depths to 30m - including inspection techniques, equipment and safety.

Date - 1 October 2001
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Guide to surveys and inspections of buildings and associated structures

Guide to surveys and inspections of buildings and associated structures

Guidance for structural engineers and surveyors on the methods and approaches taken to inspect, appraise and report on buildings and associated structures. 

Date - 1 June 2008
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures

Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures

An overview of the advanced methods available for designing structures for fire resistance.

Date - 1 August 2007
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
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Introduction to the fire safety engineering of structures

A comprehensive introduction to the design of primary building structures during fire, for all principal structural materials.

Date - 1 September 2003
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
Manual for the systematic risk assessment of high-risk structures against disproportionate collapse

Manual for the systematic risk assessment of high-risk structures against disproportionate collapse

Guidance for structural engineers and those working in a Building Control capacity, on how to prepare a systematic risk assessment for high-risk structures.

Date - 1 October 2013
Author - D. Cormie
Price - £25.35/£39
Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings

Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings

Date - 1 October 2010
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Risk in structural engineering

Risk in structural engineering

This guidance provides a decision-making framework to assist structural engineers in the production of risk management assessments.

Date - 1 October 2013
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Safety in tall buildings

Safety in tall buildings

Published in response to the events of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York, this guidance examines key safety issues for tall buildings and other structures of large occupancy.

Date - 1 July 2002
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Stability of buildings (three-volume package)

Stability of buildings (three-volume package)

A three-volume package comprising:

Stability of buildings Parts 1 and 2: General philosophy and framed bracing

Stability of buildings Parts 3: Shear walls

Stability of buildings Parts 4: Moment frames

Date - 1 November 2015
Author - A. Gardner (The Institution of Structural Engineers)
Price - £55.64/£85.60
Stability of buildings Part 3: Shear walls

Stability of buildings Part 3: Shear walls

Forming part of a four-volume series providing guidance on the 'stability system' of a building, the series focuses specifically on lateral load resisting systems, triangulated (framed) vertical bracing, shear walls and moment frames. 

It can also be purchased as part of a four-part package.

Date - 1 March 2015
Author - A. Gardner (The Institution of Structural Engineers)
Price - £25.35/£39
Stability of buildings Part 4: Moment frames

Stability of buildings Part 4: Moment frames

Forming part of a four-volume series providing guidance on the 'stability system' of a building, the series focuses specifically on lateral load resisting systems, triangulated (framed) vertical bracing, shear walls and moment frames. 

It can also be purchased as part of a four-part package.

Date - 1 November 2015
Author - A. Gardner (The Institution of Structural Engineers)
Price - £25.35/£39
Stability of buildings Parts 1 and 2: General philosophy and framed bracing

Stability of buildings Parts 1 and 2: General philosophy and framed bracing

Part of a four-part series providing guidance on the 'stability system' of a building. The series focuses specifically on lateral load resisting systems, triangulated (framed) vertical bracing, shear walls and moment frames. 

Date - 1 July 2014
Author - A. Gardner (The Institution of Structural Engineers)
Price - £18.85/£29
Standard method of detailing structural concrete (Third edition)

Standard method of detailing structural concrete (Third edition)

An established reference source for any structural design office, this guidance is a working document on structural concrete - used to interpret designers' instructions in the form of drawings and schedules for communication to site.

Date - 1 June 2006
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
Structural design - achieving excellence

Structural design - achieving excellence

An overview of the tasks undertaken by structural engineers during design and construction.

It can also be purchased as part of a two-volume package.

Date - 1 June 2015
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
Structural design - the engineer's role

Structural design - the engineer's role

An overview of the structural engineering profession and what structural engineers do.

Date - 1 September 2011
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
Structural design (two-volume package)

Structural design (two-volume package)

A two-volume package comprising: 

Structural design – the engineer’s role

Structural design – achieving excellence

Date - 1 June 2015
Author - Various (Institution Task Groups)
Price - £33.93/£52.20
Structural effects of alkali-silica reaction

Structural effects of alkali-silica reaction

Information on the development of alkali-silica reaction (ASR) damage in the UK, the chemical process of ASR, and the diagnosis and assessment of expansion and cracking on concrete.  

Date - 1 July 1992
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £18.85/£29
Structural use of glass in buildings (Second edition)

Structural use of glass in buildings (Second edition)

Guidance for structural engineers and construction industry professionals experienced in more traditional materials - providing an insight into design methodology, specification, materials and techniques in the design and construction of glass structures.

Date - 1 February 2014
Author - C. O'Regan
Price - £31.85/£49
Subsidence of low rise buildings (Second edition)

Subsidence of low rise buildings (Second edition)

Primarily for structural engineers and property owners (but also for mortgage lenders, property valuers, insurers, builders, surveyors, and local authorities) this guidance focuses on the causes of subsidence damage, appraising a property with subsidence, carrying out remedial works, and insurance matters.

Date - 1 August 2000
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £38.35/£59
Temporary demountable structures: Guidance on procurement, design and use (Fourth edition)

Temporary demountable structures: Guidance on procurement, design and use (Fourth edition)

Essential information for Event Organisers, Venue Owners, Local Authorities, Contractors, Suppliers and 'Competent persons', on the procurement, design and use of temporary demountable structures, including: grandstands; stages; fabric structures, hospitality units and fencing/barriers.

Date - 1 May 2017
Author - Various (Institution Task Group - AGOTS)
Price - £25.35/£39
The operation and maintenance of bridge access gantries and runways (Second edition)

The operation and maintenance of bridge access gantries and runways (Second edition)

Best practice guidance for bridge owners/operators, contractors, utility companies and structural designers considering the performance, function, serviceability and maintenance of new or replacement bridge access gantries.

Date - 1 October 2007
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39
The structural use of adhesives

The structural use of adhesives

Guidance for structural engineers on the use of structural and semi-structural adhesives (with a polymetric matrix) and the behaviour of adhesive joints used in structural applications.

Date - 1 January 1999
Author - Various (Institution Task Group)
Price - £25.35/£39