Structural design - the engineer's role

Author: Various (Institution Task Group)

Date published

1 September 2011

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Structural design - the engineer's role

Guidance
Structural design - the engineer's role
Date published

1 September 2011

Author

Various (Institution Task Group)

Price

Standard: £29

Member: £18.85

Buy Now
Author

Various (Institution Task Group)

An overview of the structural engineering profession and what structural engineers do.

It can also be purchased as part of a two-volume package.

The first part of a two-volume introduction to structural engineering, aimed at those who may need to seek advice from a structural engineer in the future, and for engineering students wishing to understand the role of the structural designer in a little more detail. Short chapters focus on:

  • The knowledge and abilities of a structural engineer

  • The design process and how it is undertaken

  • Agreeing the brief 

  • Preparing the scheme design

  • Detailed design

  • Procurement

  • The construction stage

The second volume Structural design - achieving excellence (aimed primarily at graduate structural engineers) provides more detail on the technical aspects of a structural engineer's work.

Additional information

Format:
Book (A4 print or PDF)
ISBN:
978-1-906335-20-5
Pages:
28
Publisher:
IStructE Ltd

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