IABSE WORKSHOP 21 April 2017 Merchant’s Bridge, Castlefield, Manchester Outline of Natural Frequency Assessment presented at workshop in the IABSE conference 21 April 2017 Aim of Workshop To demonstrate how the approximation of dynamic behaviour of a long-span structure using approximate techniques can provide an understanding of its characteristic behaviour. Benefits of Conceptual Design To enable […]
Miscellaneous and Items of Curiosity
Troyes Cathedral Section – ref. recent post In section this illustrates a ‘massive buttress’ in proportion to the upper and lower vaults.
Want to make your own structure? Mortarless Brick Sketchup Model Offer… If you are intrigued by the brick why not email us on ‘contact’ and we can send a basic model (Sketchup 2014) to play with. It has some bolts and a few bricks pre-built with whole and half brick and bolt elements based on 3 […]
Mortarless Brick Can This Invention be Put to Use? Background In 2004 the author had a patent awarded for a mortarless brick system – patent GB2394730 – which was conceived when playing Lego. In building a Lego wall it appeared to be […]