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.
Stefan Harris-Wright summarises the liability implications for UK structural engineers of changes brought about by the Building Safety Act.
Kevin Wright clarifies the responsibilities of IStructE members under the Code of Conduct if accepting an appointment relating to party wall matters.
In the second of a two-part article, Nick Russell advises how to act as an expert witness and describes the specific Civil Procedure Rules that apply when working in the UK.
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.
Miguel Martinez-Paneda describes current performance-based design uses, and advocates the potential for its wider application in a holistic approach.
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.
Ralph Pelly explores the benefits of renovating a 1960s residential property and utilising, rather than demolishing, the existing structure.
This article focuses on the engineering of pivoting sunshade structures for the Dubai Expo 2020, which won a Structural Award 2022.
This month's letters feature comments about roof imposed loading, wind load consistency and adapting car parks for electric vehicles.
In a thought-provoking opinion piece, Mike Bather argues that the profession has a moral responsibility to thoughtfully reconsider its approach to business in the face of worsening climate breakdown – and to do this straight away.
David Rafferty reviews an ambitious book that covers the basics of finite element methods through to advanced processes.
This month, Ron Slade has selected a sketch by Becky Miller as the winner of The Drawing Board.
Jason Ingham, Associate Editor for Structures , has selected a paper that investigates the experimental and numerical pull-out behaviour of stud groups embedded in concrete as the Featured Article for Volume 47.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.