Technical topic areas
Structural engineering makes a difference to our environment and shapes the world around us.
Structural engineers are a central part of the design and construction team. Working alongside architects and other professionals they create all kinds of structures from houses, theatres, sports stadia and hospitals to bridges, oil rigs and space satellites.
Structural engineering presents both creative and technical challenges and requires a solid knowledge base and excellent problem solving skills. To support the development of our members we provide easy access to information required in their day-to-day career.
The sections below provide an overview of key topics in the field of structural engineering.