Structural Survey: Volume 26 Issue 4


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Structural engineering in the new millennium: opportunities and challenges

Achintya Haldar, Ali Mehrabian

Structural engineering as a part of civil engineering has over 5,000 years of distinguished history, as documented in this paper. An attempt is made in this paper to define…


Traditional cob wall: response to flooding

Alan M. Forster, Gabriela M. Medero, Tom Morton, Jim Buckman

The influence of flood conditions upon traditional cob construction is little understood. This paper aims to investigate the ability of cob materials to resist flood situations…


Portuguese method for building condition assessment

João António Costa Branco de Oliveira Pedro, José Ângelo Vasconcelos de Paiva, António José Dâmaso Santos Matos Vilhena

The purpose of this paper is to discuss a method for assessing the condition of buildings. The method was developed in Portugal as part of a new Urban Tenancy Regime approved in…

On the safe evacuation of occupants in multiplex facilities

Mohammad A. Hassanain

The objective of this paper is to investigate approaches pertaining to the safe evacuation of occupants from multiplex facilities during fire emergencies.


Air Gap Method: measurements of airflow inside air gaps of walls

Tord af Klintberg, Folke Björk

Water damage is a severe problem in modern construction, causing economic loss and health implications. By using the patented Air Gap Method inside building constructions, harmful…



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