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

Guidance
<h4>Structural design - achieving excellence</h4>

Structural design - achieving excellence

Primarily for graduate structural engineers, this guide explains the basics of designing beautiful, stable, cost-effective structures.

 

Date - 1 June 2015
Guidance
<h4>Standard method of detailing structural concrete (Fourth edition)</h4>

Standard method of detailing structural concrete (Fourth edition)

The "Concrete Detailers' Bible" for more than 50 years, this edition reflects a major new approach to the application of BS EN 1992 to concrete detailing practice.

Date - 8 January 2021
Guidance
<h4>Stability of buildings Parts 1 and 2: General philosophy and framed bracing</h4>

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

This guidance covers the general philosophy of a building's stability system; specifically, framed vertical bracing.

Date - 1 July 2014
Guidance
<h4>Stability of buildings Part 4: Moment frames</h4>

Stability of buildings Part 4: Moment frames

This guidance provides an overview of moment frame design; as well as information on buckling stability, plastic analysis, analytical modeling of joints, simplified analysis methods, and moment frames in application.

Date - 1 November 2015
Guidance
<h4>Stability of buildings Part 3: Shear walls</h4>

Stability of buildings Part 3: Shear walls

This guidance covers shear walls; assisting structural engineers in the development of shear wall systems, and illustrates the choices available in their design and construction.

 

Date - 1 March 2015
Guidance
<h4>Stability of buildings (three-volume package)</h4>

Stability of buildings (three-volume package)

A four-part series focusing specifically on lateral load resisting systems, triangulated (framed) vertical bracing, shear walls and moment frames.

Date - 1 November 2015
Guidance
<h4>Safety in tall buildings</h4>

Safety in tall buildings

Published in response to the September 11 attacks, this guidance examines key safety issues for tall buildings and other structures of large occupancy.

Date - 1 July 2002
Guidance
<h4>Risk in structural engineering</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>The structural use of adhesives</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>The operation and maintenance of bridge access gantries and runways (Second edition)</h4>

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

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
Guidance
<h4>Temporary demountable structures: Guidance on procurement, design and use (Fourth edition)</h4>

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

Essential information on the procurement, design and use of temporary demountable structures, including: grandstands; stages; fabric structures, hospitality units and fencing/barriers.

Date - 1 May 2017
Guidance
<h4>Subsidence of low rise buildings (Second edition)</h4>

Subsidence of low rise buildings (Second edition)

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
Guidance
<h4>Guide to surveys and inspections of buildings and associated structures</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>Guide to inspection of underwater structures</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>Fire safety engineering (two-volume package)</h4>

Fire safety engineering (two-volume package)

Comprising Introduction to structural fire engineering and Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures.

Date - 3 January 2020
Guidance
<h4>Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>Introduction to structural fire engineering</h4>

Introduction to structural fire engineering

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

Date - 3 January 2020
Guidance
<h4>Conceptual design of buildings</h4>

Conceptual design of buildings

Master conceptual design. Understand how to work from a client brief, produce viable structural solutions, and test the feasibility of your ideas.

Date - 8 April 2020
Guidance
<h4>Computational engineering</h4>

Computational engineering

Providing comprehensive guidance on: design (including parametric design), modelling (and its problems), analysis, optimisation, AI and machine learning, and the future of engineering software.

Date - 22 October 2020
Guidance
<h4>Design for zero</h4>

Design for zero

Pre-order now. This guide explains why overdesign is so prevalent, its impact on material consumption and CO2 emissions, and provides five key actions you can take now, to reduce the carbon your projects produce. 

Date - 1 June 2021
Guidance
<h4>Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings</h4>

Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings

Guidance on incorporating structural robustness into designs for low-rise building structures. 

Date - 1 October 2010
Guidance
<h4>Manual for the systematic risk assessment of high-risk structures against disproportionate collapse</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>How to calculate embodied carbon</h4>

How to calculate embodied carbon

An essential set of embodied carbon calculation principles for structural engineers looking to change the way they practice, in order to achieve net zero carbon by 2050.

Date - 21 August 2020
Guidance
<h4>Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>Disproportionate collapse (two-volume package)</h4>

Disproportionate collapse (two-volume package)

Comprising Practical guide to structural robustness and disproportionate collapse in buildings and Manual for the systematic risk assessment of high-risk structures against disproportionate collapse.

Date - 1 October 2013
Guidance
<h4>Design recommendations for multi-storey and underground car parks (Fourth edition)</h4>

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
Guidance
<h4>Appraisal of existing structures (Third edition)</h4>

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
Guidance
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Structural aspects of cladding

Guidance on the loading, movement, calculations, tolerances, fixings and testing of 11 different cladding systems, including: rainscreen, moulded large panel, framed and unframed glazing, insulated metal, built-up metal, masonry, fabric and unitised curtain wall.

Date - 20 January 2020
Guidance
<h4>Structural use of glass in buildings (Second edition)</h4>

Structural use of glass in buildings (Second edition)

This guidance provides insight into the design methodology, specification, materials and techniques associated with the design and construction of glass structures.

Date - 1 February 2014
Guidance
<h4>Structural effects of alkali-silica reaction</h4>

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 of concrete.  

Date - 1 July 1992
Guidance
<h4>Structural design (two-volume package)</h4>

Structural design (two-volume package)

Comprising Structural design – the engineer’s role and Structural design – achieving excellence.

Date - 1 June 2015
Guidance
<h4>Structural design - the engineer's role</h4>

Structural design - the engineer's role

Guidance for engineering students looking to gain an understanding of the role structural designer's play. Also useful for those needing to seek advice from a structural engineer.

Date - 1 September 2011