Structural Certification is not a view and stamp exercise

Some people seem to think that structural certification merely comprises of viewing drawings of a proposal and then “rubber stamping” the drawings as structurally adequate (eg. they have turned up at the office, and expected we stamp and approve there and then.). Certification seems to be sought to save time and money. The process can […]

State of Play 2018/wk05

Problematic week. Something simple became complicated and more time consuming than it should have been. Poses an anomaly or paradox with use of software especially spreadsheets. In the first instance my adoption of spreadsheets was to: Improve presentation over hand written calculations Reduce round-off errors on carry through to dependent calculations Reduce transcription errors between […]