About Structural Engineering

What is Structural Engineering?

Structural engineering is concerned with the research, planning, design, construction, inspection, monitoring, maintenance, rehabilitation and demolition of permanent and temporary structures, as well as structural systems and their components. It also considers the technical, economic, environmental, aesthetic and social aspects of structures.

Structures include buildings, bridges, in-ground structures, footings, frameworks and space frames, including those for motor vehicles, public artworks, space vehicles, ships, airplanes, cranes, concert staging and entertainment structures.

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