All the articles from the March 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date ‐ 1 March 2022
Bola Ogunmefun describes two example projects which demonstrate how the art of asking questions and building on past knowledge – creating a feedback loop – has helped deliver interesting timber structures for clients.
This month we present a CROSS Safety Report discussing the need for regular site inspections to be conducted by the original design engineer. The report was submitted to, and processed by, CROSS-AUS, but the contents will also be of interest to readers within the UK and internationally.
This article introduces the idea of a ‘carbon payback period’ as a metric for assessing the net carbon emissions of design decisions whose scope spans both the embodied and operational carbon.
This CPD module, sponsored by SCIA, explores the productivity benefits that structural engineers could gain by adopting a parametric approach to design.
This paper gives an overview of the detailed design of the SAAR Interchange in Bahrain, and discusses particular aspects of the construction method employed in greater depth.
To mark the 100th anniversary of The Structural Engineer, Peter Debney selects three early articles on computerised analysis which had a profound impact on him and contain lessons that remain relevant to engineers today.
Allan Mann wholeheartedly endorses this guide to the management of design risk, which will be of benefit both to those new to the topic and those already well versed in the subject.
Edwin Trout is impressed by this well-illustrated and sweeping history of two important materials, which engineers will enjoy dipping into as their interests dictate.
This month's letters revisit an example of carbon savings, call for better financial checks of companies, and praise last month's article on carbon-driven design.
A roundup of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
Associate Editor, Mario D’Aniello, has selected a paper on tensile membrane action of composite slabs as the ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 36.
Rob Thomas invites members to make use of the Institution Library as it re-opens to visitors in person.