This CPD module, sponsored by MAPEI, explores the addition of waterproofing admixtures to concrete in order to build a watertight below-ground structure.
This CPD module, sponsored by Farrat, examines the realities of designing for the competing requirements of structural, thermal and fire performance through the lens of structural thermal breaks.
This CPD module, sponsored by Buildsoft, explores the benefits of advanced structural analysis software when calculating cracked deflections of reinforced concrete beams and floor slabs.
This article aims to identify gaps in Eurocode and IStructE guidance, and make recommendations on additional considerations that engineers should take into account when designing or assessing cantilever structures.
This primer from Allan Mann presents an introduction to the practicalities and demands of erecting steel structures.
This article proposes a new, simplified model of behaviour for masonry viaducts, discussing its limitations and implications for understanding the sources of observed damage.
Cian Farrell, winner of the IStructE's Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award in 2022, presents a virtual education approach that connected students with industry during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Helena Russell reports on two award-winning projects from small structural engineering practices that demonstrate the impact thoughtful design can have on a building's embodied carbon score.
Incoming Institution President, Matt Byatt, reflects on his route into the structural engineering profession and shares his passion for a better safety culture and climate action.
Robert Mills explains how the Holbein Gardens refurbishment project in London has minimised embodied carbon by reclaiming steel for reuse from the original structure.
Thomas Howarth explores how the structural steelwork of City Place House is being reclaimed for use in new projects in London.
This short case study by Wakalile Martin describes a small project in Mbale district, Uganda, that challenged the client's brief to build more efficiently.
This month's letters cover the subjects of membership fees, upside down drawings and acting together to tackle the climate emergency.
Ahead of the release of IStructE's upcoming Car park design guidance, Chris Whapples explores the challenge of accommodating bigger and heavier electric vehicles in both new and existing car parks.
Interest in reclaimed structural steel for construction is taking off in a big way. Helena Russell speaks to Roy Fishwick of Cleveland Steel & Tubes to find out why, and what engineers need to think about when using it.
This month's Featured Article, selected by Associate Editor John Orr, proposes a new strategy to transfer a pendulum model to numerical using finite element software.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
This month, Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Becky Miller as the winner of The Drawing Board.