Browse the content of the October 2022 issue of The Structural Engineer.
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 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.
This paper aims to provide some guidance on the unusual characteristics of concrete-encased steel-framed buildings.
This month's CROSS report concerns a post-fixed residential balcony and shows the value of third-party checking, which prevented a potentially dangerous structure.
Griffiths & Armour Professional Risks Director, Graeme Tinney, looks at some of the considerations for anyone purchasing professional indemnity insurance and the challenges they are likely to face.
Chris Whapples, parking and structural consultant at Stripe Consulting and one of the guide's authors, explains more about the new book and why a complete overhaul is so important and timely.
Andrew Blackie examines what the structural engineering profession can learn from the past in order to tackle the climate emergency with a new approach to materials, efficiency and reuse.
Smail Kechidi describes his research into cold-formed steel-framed shear walls sheathed in timber, which won the Institution’s Research into Practice essay competition in 2021.
This article, based on the winning entry to the IStructE Excellence in Structural Engineering Education Award 2021, discusses innovative approaches implemented at Stellenbosch University, South Africa to develop technical competency in structural engineering and associated fields.
The design fabrication and installation of one of the longest single-span swinging benches of its kind in the world.
How the world's largest gridshell-enclosed building was designed and constructed in Singapore.
This article provides an overview of the key design and construction considerations associated with building a deep basement on a constrained site in the heart of London.
This month's letters to Verulam include correspondence on wind load changes due to climate projections and responses to commercial pressures.
Alastair Hughes argues for a number of changes in the way roof loading is dealt with in the UK National Annex to EN 1991, including a reduction in nominal roof loading q .
IStructE Gold Medallist Naeem Hussain has worked on some of the world's most high-profile structures. He reflects on his career in conversation with Helena Russell.
This month, Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Michael Roberts as the winner of The Drawing Board.
As the Featured Article from Volume 42 of Structures , Associate Editor, Lei Wang, has chosen an article investigating the differing design approaches to shear enhancement of reinforced concrete beams in Eurocode 2 and the superseded British Standard BS 8110.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.