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Codes of practice

*  ‘What’s Wrong with Load Factor Design?’, ICE Proceedings Part 1, November 1979. (ICE Telford Premium)

*  ‘The new concrete Code - is it all it’s cracked up to be?’, The Structural Engineer, August 1986.

*  ‘Limit state at 40: new beginning or midlife crisis?’ The Structural Engineer, 18th January 1994.

*  ‘Codes for the 21st Century: BS£££, EC999, or Codes-U-Like’, The Structural Engineer, 16th May 1995.

*  ‘A Bit Windy? Anomalies in BS6399-2’, The Structural Engineer, 16th November 2004, pp. 25-28.

*  ‘Columns, sway frames and BS5950-1:2000’, The Structural Engineer, 7th November 2006, pp. 40-42.

* ‘Floor slabs, lasers and levels’, Concrete, September 2011, pp. 15-17.

* A history of the safety factors’, The Structural Engineer 89 (20), 18th October 2011, pp. 20-26.

* Institution of Structural Engineers webinar May 2020 ‘The Design of Slender Columns: from Euler to Eurocodes’                                               LINK