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Aesthetics and the Engineer

50th Anniversary of a Speech by Ove Arup to members and guests of Municipal Engineers at the Town Hall, Oxford, on 24 November 1966 An Extract from the Speech Source: Ove Arup Philosophy of Design Edited by Nigel Tonks and Derek Sugden Having attended a talk recently by the Ian Firth, Senior Vice President of the […]

3rd Edition of the book due out May/June 2016

3rd Editon Due Out May/June 2016…. See previous post for a summary of the amendments… Current Copy Holders List of Amendments.. Please download: 16.05.16 (15.08.03) Summary of Amendments-issues1&2 In 2016…Exercise Book in Progress An exercise book with a series of questions with references to the book will take the reader actively through the book with […]

Book Update News

Forthcoming Amendments 2016 Whilst the book is primarily about approximate methods, three of the chapters, namely: 2.2 (simply supported beams), 2.3 (cantilevers) and 2.4 (continuous beams) have some errors, which do not significantly affect the explanations and answers, but nevertheless are often standard formulae and could cause confusion. The amended diagrams are shown below with […]

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