This article discusses the design intricacies of helical staircases. It offers an overview of the various methods of analyzing helical staircases and presents a method that can be used for preliminary analysis and design.
This article is an overview of the IstructE document (How to Calculate Embodied Carbon). It focuses on the lifecycle module A1-A5 (embodied carbon from the production stage up to the end of the construction process).
This article offers an extensive discussion on the analysis and design of portal frames based on the recommendations of Eurocode 3.
This article concerns the design of cross laminated timber floor, a floor made by stacking multiple layers of wood boards in alternating directions, which are then bonded together using a strong adhesive.
Retaining structures or a retaining wall is any constructed wall that holds back soil a liquid or other materials where there is an abrupt change in elevation. Retaining walls have been used for thousands of years, in the construction of terraced fields on a steep slope, or a railway through a hillside, a retaining wall is used in some form or another.